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Petty spurge

Euphorbia peplus

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

4m

10cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Petty spurge Overview

This species of wildflowering annual will produce pale green oval leaves with an alternate arrangement. The flowers are green and will bloom in mid-spring.

Common problems with Petty spurge

How to propagate Petty spurge

Seed

Sow the annual seeds in the spring, the hardy perennial as soon as the seeds are ripe.

Division

Can divide the perennials in the spring.

Other uses of Petty spurge

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