Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire' PP18585
Common Name: Spurge-Cushion
Zones 5 to 9;
Full Sun to part shade.
Mature size 18 inch height, spreads 36 inches.
A plant for all-seasons, foliage is deep purple, red, and orange with a touch of chartreuse; undergrowth is green. In summer, leaves change to burgundy red and a rich red in the fall. Yellow flowers in late spring.
In cooler zones, Spurge grows well in full sun. In warmer regions (6+), it is best in part shade, avoiding afternoon sun. It prefers average, well-drained soil. After flowering in spring, Spurge should be cut back. This will keep the plant more compact and prevent it from splitting in the center.
This plant would make a fabulous specimen in a brightly colored patio container and will undoubtedly add flair to the garden. As an added bonus, it is highly heat, drought and salt tolerant. Deer and rabbit resistant Use as border plants, containers, for cut flowers, and in mass plantings. Use caution and wear gloves when handling this plant; it is POISONOUS if eaten and the sap can be a skin and eye irritant.
Mature field grown plant shipped bare root.