Plant Catalog - EUPHORBIA CH PORTUGUESE VELVET
EUPHORBIA CH PORTUGUESE VELVET
Euphorbia characias 'Portugese Velvet'
Portugese Velvet Spurge
An evergreen perennial that forms a low, upright bush. Slender, velvety leaves are gray-blue-green. Bronze-gold inflorescences display showy bracts that cup tiny true flowers. Blooms in large clusters atop stems throughout spring. Attracts butterflies. All plant parts contain a toxic milky sap.
USDA zones: 7 - 10
Sunset zones: 4 - 24
Mature size: 2 - 3 feet high and 3 - 4 feet wide
Light needs: full sun, light shade
Water needs: little to regular water