This plant has a mild fragrance
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Cypress Spurge Overview
Euphorbia cyparissias is a delicate and miniature plant with lime green-yellow flowers that can be used to brighten up a dry border. Often likened to a mini cypress tree due to its linear spiky foliage, its upright nature give it architectural benefits. This plant will establish and spread quickly, sometimes too quickly if not carefully managed.
Common problems with Cypress Spurge
Due to the acrid sap very little pests bother the plant, although they can suffer from rust.
How to harvest Cypress Spurge
Collect seeds in late summer.
How to propagate Cypress Spurge
Dig up and divide in spring and plant in desired locations.
Seeds can be collected in late summer before they are dispersed naturally by means of explosion. Seeds should sown at a shallow depth.
Special features of Cypress Spurge
Thrives in a dry soil and can withstand prolonged periods of drought.
Other uses of Cypress Spurge
Borders, banks, ground cover, walls, rock garden