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Flowering Spurge

Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' PP21,401, COPF

Foliage in a rainbow of colors from the earliest sprouts till late fall with exotic cup shaped blooms.

This midsized selection forms an evergreen mound of leathery grey-green leaves, edged in creamy-yellow and flushed rose pink during the winter months. Heads of chartreuse-yellow flowers with red tips appear in late spring and early summer. Remove stems that have flowered down near the base in midsummer to make room for new growth. Discovered and introducted by David Glenn of Victoria, Australia. CAUTION: skin & eye irritant/toxic if eaten. USPP#21401: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Characteristics:

Bloom Time:

Blooms spring

Mature Height:

18-20 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9 Find your zone

Exposure:

Full Sun,Partial Shade

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 65-70° F, keep on the dry side until new growth appears. Then keep evenly moist allowing to dry a little between. Once actively growing, feed at 50-100 ppm N with each watering. Generally finish in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 38
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in average well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.