Euphorbia Polychroma 'Cushion Spurge' Related to the Poinsettia, it's outer bracts turn bright yellow in early summer, then red in the fall. Zones 3-9

Euphorbia Polychroma (Cushion Spurge)

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.

Spurge (Euphorbia polychroma) - 24 Groundcover Plants for Sun on HGTV

Daudzkrāsu eiforbija - Spurge (Euphorbia polychroma) - 24 Groundcover Plants for Sun on HGTV

Euphorbia polychroma: An undemanding perennial, Euphorbia polychroma offers a pleasing contrast of colors on a neat, almost architectural form. It grows to about 15in and produces a splendid show in May from bright yellow bracts. Their color is long lasting, but changes to rose-bronze as they age above the green foliage. A sensational ground cover plant or accent in a sunny garden. Quite tolerant of hot, dry conditions (but not the heat and humidity of the South).

Euphorbia polychroma offers a pleasing contrast of colours on a neat, almost architectural form. It grows to about and produces a splendid show in May from bright yellow bracts.

Sometimes called cushion spurge, this plant produces tidy mounds of light green leaves that are covered with pretty yellow flowers in summer. Also known as Euphorbia, this charming ground cover is extremely drought tolerant. It's deer resistant and is easy to grow.  (Euphorbia polychroma)

Flowering Spurge

Sometimes called cushion spurge, this plant produces tidy mounds of light green leaves that are covered with pretty yellow flowers in summer.

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.

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.

Shade pairing for spring - Euphorbia polychroma and Helleborus x hybridus 'Blue Lady'

♥ ~ ♥ Spring ♥ ~ ♥ Shade pairing for spring - Euphorbia polychroma and Helleborus x hybridus 'Blue Lady'

Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’

Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’ or cushion spurge 'bonfire' - low water use

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Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’ Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ along a hot, sunny walkway.

Euphorbia polychroma: Z3, 12-18x18-24", full sun-part shade, normal-sandy soil/any PH; bright golden-yellow flowers, over a perfect cushion of light green leaves esp. nice alongside tulips/other bulbs, usually has beautiful red fall foliage; bee & butterfly friendly, cut flowers, containers, xeriscape, deer & rabbit resistant; easy care: divide in fall or very early spring, trim back hard (to 4 inches) in after blooming to keep bushy & compact; CAUTION: skin and eye irritant/toxic if eaten.

Cushion spurge (euphorbia) - bright golden-yellow flowers over a cushion of light green leaves. Combined with speedwell and salvia.

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