www.adrian-walsh.com
return to home page
Belfast garden
Gardener of the Year
articles
plant file
hints and tips
garden diary
garden links
contact me
plant file articles

Euphorbia griffithii 'Dixter'

A fiery display in April ensures that this plant, once seen, is always remembered. Umbels of fiery red bracts with coral red leaves beneath light up the lengthening evenings. It's rhizomes will spread in it's preferred growing conditions of moist, peaty soil and full sun or part shade. Nevertheless, it is too good a plant to ignore. Be careful of the milky sap when cutting off the bracts in midsummer ; wear gloves as the sap can cause skin irritation.


Copyright A Walsh 2002-2007