Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii (Spurge) Perennial 4' ht., sun to part sun, may reseed but they are easily pulled out, deer-resistant, low water requirements.

Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii 'Lambrook Gold'

Euphorbia 'Blackbird' is a good option. Stays compact and works great with succulents for front planting bed on S. San Antonio.

Euphorbia Blackbird (Cushion Spurge)

Full size picture of Slipper Plant (Euphorbia lomelii)

Full size picture of Slipper Plant, Pedilanthus macrocarpus (Euphorbia lomelii)

A Lovely Last Call | Fine Gardening - Euphoria Blackbird - This is beautiful

Black/purple euphorbia and/or sambucus nigra for depth of palette, mid-season accent to reds and yellows.

IN MY CURRENT COLLECTION How to Care for an African Milk Tree, Green Good Luck Cactus, Euphorbia lactea

How to Care for an African Milk Tree

African Milk Tree, Green Good Luck Cactus-native to South Africa, Euphorbia lactea

Houseplants: the pencil cactus (Euphorbia tirucalli) is actually a succulent rather than a cactus. Grow it in a sunny window but take care to avoid any contact with the white stem latex.

Move over, Fiddle Leaf Fig, there's a new favorite houseplant in town and its name is the Pencil Cactus. Lately we've been seeing Euphorbia tirucalli