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Euphorbia 'Chameleon'

Botanical name: Euphorbia dulcis 'Chameleon'
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Plant type: Perennial.
Plant size: 30cm tall x 40cm wide
Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface (ie: to the same level as it was in the pot) and 40cm apart.
Watering: Water well to establish but generally this plant is drought tolerant.
Frost tolerances: Will tolerate light frosts but protect from heavy ones.
Flowering time: This Euphorbia flowers in Summer but the foliage is the main feature of this plant and it looks wonderful from Spring to Autumn.
Preferred soil: Well drained.
Preferred aspect: Full sun to light shade.
Ideal climates: Cool to sub-tropical
Pruning/After flowering care: Cut back the plant back for Winter each year (but ensure you wear gloves - see below).
Fertilising: Feed annually in early Spring with a general purpose fertiliser
Caution: Some people are sensitive to the sap, so wear gloves whilst pruning.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:34 AM
Keywords: Euphorbia 'Chameleon', plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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