Euphorbia polychroma - cushion spurge- Electric yellow bracts bloom on a low cushion in April and persist, but gently fade as the stems elongate to form a mound by midsummer. The leaves produce shades of red, orange, and purple in autumn.
Robust Milkweed is a butterfly magnet, attracting butterflies to the garden in droves. It is a low mounding perennial that blooms throughout the summer in borders of a country style or cottage garden. It performs best in a sunny spot.