Also known as
Albanian Spurge, Mediterranean Spurge
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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This evergreen spurge can get to 1.5 m high. It has blue green downy leaves that smell like coffee and in early spring it produces numerous bright yellow green flowers. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
How to harvest Spurge
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Spurge
Divide clumps in early spring
Take basal cuttings in spring or early summer.
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Other uses of Spurge
This low maintenance plant is drought tolerant and suits gravel, Mediterranean and coastal gardens. It is used to cover banks & slopes as well as planted in beds of informal gardens.