Medusa's Head From The Cape
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Euphorbia caput-medusae is a sprawling, succulent shrub, reaching up to 1 m across often found near signal Hill and taken to Europe around 1700's. It was described by Linneus. The remaining narrow, fleshy leaves and a cluster of flower clusters are carried at the end of the branches. An interesting addition to dry areas in the garden or grow them in a well-draining pot.
Allow seedheads to dry on the plants; remove and collect seeds.
Make cuttings from loose branches.
Sow fresh seed and keep moist.
South Africa, Cape Peninsula
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Interesting potplant or addition in the rockery.