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

Euphorbia thrives in the difficult conditions commonly found under big trees.Upright spikes of lime green flowers emerge in spring and persist through early summer. The bright flowers show up well above the dark glossy foliage. In better conditions it makes a good all-year-round evergreen background to woodland plants or other shade lovers. Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade. Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist. Hardiness: Hardy

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Euphorbia thrives in the difficult conditions commonly found under big trees.Upright spikes of lime green flowers emerge in spring and persist through early summer. The bright flowers show up well above the dark glossy foliage. In better conditions it makes a good all-year-round evergreen background to woodland plants or other shade lovers. Sun exposure: Partial shade, Shade. Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist. Hardiness: Hardy

Closeup of Euphorbia plant. Used in traditional medicines (eg, Chinese), it has a caustic, milky sap. Many plants in the Euphorbiaceae family are dangerous if handled carelessly

Closeup of Euphorbia plant. Used in traditional medicines (eg, Chinese), it has a caustic, milky sap. Many plants in the Euphorbiaceae family are dangerous if handled carelessly

euphorbia.diamond.frost. Annual except in zone 10; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit;10 to 14 inches tall.

euphorbia.diamond.frost. Annual except in zone 10; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit;10 to 14 inches tall.

Euphorbia Blackbird is a good option.  Its small 50cm height and spread, colour would look good agains the stone and patio, and can be lifted with daffodils in the spring and delphiniums, lupins or agapanthus in the summer.  Some small coppery grasses would also look nice.

Aquilegia Clementine Blue (Columbine)

Euphorbia Blackbird is a good option. Its small 50cm height and spread, colour would look good agains the stone and patio, and can be lifted with daffodils in the spring and delphiniums, lupins or agapanthus in the summer. Some small coppery grasses would also look nice.

How to Care for an African Milk Tree

How to Care for an African Milk Tree

Also known as African milk bush, friendship cactus and candelabra cactus, Euphorbia trigona is not a tree, bush or cactus. While the succulent African milk tree grows successfully in United States ...

PURPLE AND LIME GREEN; Euphorbia robbiae - a completely invaluable plant for growing in a shady spot to brighten up a dark corner and for picking – by the bucket – for all your spring vases of flowers. We’d be lost without this in the cutting garden. Aubrieta Blue Cascade - No spring garden is complete without aubretias tumbling over steps, walls or softening the edges of your spring borders

PURPLE AND LIME GREEN; Euphorbia robbiae - a completely invaluable plant for growing in a shady spot to brighten up a dark corner and for picking – by the bucket – for all your spring vases of flowers. We’d be lost without this in the cutting garden. Aubrieta Blue Cascade - No spring garden is complete without aubretias tumbling over steps, walls or softening the edges of your spring borders

Verbena bonariensis with the foliage of Euphorbia characias  http://www.sarahraven.com/shop/verbena-bonariensis.html

Verbena bonariensis

Verbena bonariensis with the foliage of Euphorbia characias http://www.sarahraven.com/shop/verbena-bonariensis.html

Euphorbia trigona (African Milk Tree, High Chaparall) → Plant characteristics and more photos at: http://www.worldofsucculents.com/?p=8281

Euphorbia trigona (African Milk Tree, High Chaparall) → Plant characteristics and more photos at: http://www.worldofsucculents.com/?p=8281

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