Euphorbia polychroma

Cushion Spurge

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Cushion Spurge gets its name from its cushion-like, perfectly dome-shaped habit. In late spring, the pale green leaves are topped with chrome-yellow bracts that shine brightly in the garden. 


More About Euphorbia polychroma

  • adaptable and east to grow

If sited correctly, the leaves will turn red in the fall. A good selection for northern gardens and it is extremely drought tolerant.


Height:

12-18 in

Spread:

10-16 in

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

Euphorbia polychroma Characteristics

Attributes

  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Mass Plant
  • Cottage Garden

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • Yellow

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Mounding