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Euphorbia griffithii ‘Great Dixter’
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Euphorbia griffithii Great Dixter

<i>Euphorbia griffithii</i> ‘Great Dixter’

<i>Euphorbia griffithii</i> ‘Great Dixter’

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Great Dixter’



<i>Euphorbia griffithii</i> ‘Great Dixter’

<i>Euphorbia griffithii</i> ‘Great Dixter’

Euphorbia

Milkwort

Named after Euphorbus, physician to the king of Mauritania, this robust, sun-loving genus includes the familiar Poinsettia and is over 1600 species strong. Most species have a poisonous milky sap and softly colored bracts that surround subtly defined flowers. Autumn watches their narrow green leaves turn shades of red, orange and yellow.

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Great Dixter’ full sun  partial shade

Renowned garden writer Christopher Lloyd, selected this Euphorbia for its sumptuous display of fiery hues. Heightened by purple coral shoots, reddish bronze stems, dark green foliage flushed with copper-red tints and burnt apricot-pink blooms, ‘Great Dixter’ seldom experiences a lackluster moment. The unforgettable brilliance that emanates from this superb, compact griffithii can be shown to great affect next to Brunnera ‘Langtrees’s soothing colors.

Blooms April–July.

Size: 2'–3' high x 2' & spreading; hardy to zone 6.

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Great Dixter’ (P-1232)
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AVAILABLE MAY 2017



       


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