Euphorbia 'Blackbird' PP17,178

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Spurge

USDA Hardiness Zone 6-9

This spurge's form is compact with bushy mounds of exceptionally dark, velvety-purple foliage that darkens in sun. Electric yellow flowers turn on in the spring to contrast with foliage.

Height

20-24 Inches

Spread

20 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

This is a sport of 'Redwing' selected at Nutcutts Nursery in England.

Bloom Time

March-May

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Coral Bells (Heuchera ), Variegated Japanese Sedge (Carex oshimensis), Grayleaf Cranesbill (Geranium cinereum), Spotted Dead Nettle (Groundcover- Lamium maculatum), Larkspur (Delphinium (Magic Fountains)), Foamy Bells (Heucherella ), Devon Cottage (Dianthus Early Bird), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Evergreen
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Maroon
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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