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Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl'

Mediterranean spurge

Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl'


Article number: 2189282


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Product information "Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl'"

Mediterranean spurge is distinguished by its exceptional inflorescences. It has rather clump-like growth, which is relatively upright. From April onwards, it forms showy panicles above the grey-blue foliage. The bright yellow, greenish bracts are like petals and they have striking, black nectar glands; these glands are in the centre and resemble pearls. This makes a delightful contrast. Mediterranean spurge prefers locations in full sun with well-drained, not too fertile soil. Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl' can be used in large perennial beds and natural plantings. It is also suited for container plantings. A winter protection in very rough climates is advised.
Flower colour: Yellow, green
Flowering period: Early summer
Height: 60 cm
Light requirements: Sun
Location: Rocky steppe, stone enclosures
Evergreen: Evergreen
Leaf shape: Linear, pointed
Leaf colour: Grey-green
Spacing: 50 - 70 cm
Hardiness zone: 7
Use: House gardens, front gardens, rock gardens, container plantings, Mediterranean gardens
Speciality: Ornamental foliage
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Compatibility: Plant individually or in small groups
  • Flowering Period May, June
  • Final height 40cm to 60cm
  • Available February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Hardiness hardy
  • Soil dry, light
  • Location full sun
  • Flower Colour yellow, green
  • Leaf Colour green, grey

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