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Creeping spurge

Euphorbia myrsinites


Like other species of Euphorbia, the creeping spurge is well adapted to sun and low amounts of supplemental water. Care should be taken when removing old stems to avoid contact with the milky white sap that is highly caustic to skin as well as poisonous.

Plant Type: Perennial
Foliage Character: Evergreen
Habit: Trailing, Rigid, Mounding, Dense, Compact
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage Color: Blue green
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Spring
Soil Adaptations: Calcareous soil, Well-draining soil, Rocky soil
Exposure Adaptations: Wind, Heat, Drought, Cold hardy, Aridity, All day sun
Function: Small spaces, Rock gardens, Residential spaces, Raised planters, Grouped, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant, Container plant, Borders
Height: 12 in.
Width: 18 in.

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