Plant Catalog - EUPHORBIA AMYG PURPUREA
EUPHORBIA AMYG PURPUREA
Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
Purple Wood Spurge
An evergreen perennial that forms a low, upright bush. Slender, dull green leaves turn dark ruby-purple in fall. New growth comes in red. Chartreuse-green inflorescences display showy bracts that cup tiny true flowers. Blooms cluster atop red stems in spring. Attracts butterflies. All plant parts contain a toxic milky sap.
USDA zones: 5 - 8
Sunset zones: 2b - 24
Mature size: 2 - 3 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, light shade
Water needs: little to regular water