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A picture of a Devil's honey

Devil's honey

Euphorbia pasteuri

Photo by CandideUK (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

60cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Devil's honey Overview

A medium-sized rounded shrub with narrow, lance-shaped dark green leaves with a central vein. The flowers, which appear in mid-late Spring, are honey scented with yellow-brown bracts. These are followed by small wart-like seed pods. This fine plant is a cross between E. mellifera and E. stygiana.

Common problems with Devil's honey

How to propagate Devil's honey

Cuttings

You can propagate by basal cuttings in the spring or summer, by division in spring or early autumn.

Division

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Devil's honey

Grown for its flowers which are great in borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.