EUPHORBIA hypericifolia Breathless Series ‘White’

Spurge –

0543Clouds of airy, wispy, self-cleaning flowers, upright habit. Blooms summer to fall. Great alone or in combinations. Plant in containers or landscape. Drought and heat tolerant.

This plant has a delicate lacy appearance with small oval mid-green leaves and clusters of white flowers that bloom over a long period.

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Spurge
Breathless White
Annual
6
Summer, Fall
White
Green
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8-12″
10-14″

Site Selection
Plant your Euphorbia in full sun to part shade in average to rich, well-drained soil, and Euphorbia polychroma will tolerant dappled shade. Add compost or peat humus to enrich and loosen the soil if needed, but they are very adaptable to almost any soil conditions provided they are never wet. Remember to keep the soil light and airy for perennials, so cover them with loose soil and don’t pack it in after planting.

Planting Instructions
Amend your garden with compost or peat humus to enrich or loosen the soil, if needed, however Euphorbia are very adaptable to any good, loose, well-draining soil. Mix a couple teaspoons of garden food or bone meal into the planting hole if desired. Plant the roots as listed above, then water in once. They prefer a slightly dry start when they are dormant in spring and have no foliage. Once they are actively growing it is alright to give them supplemental water once a week, if needed.

Care
Euphorbia do not require much moisture, even after they are actively growing. Early season plantings (April and May) and plants that have no foliage should be started on the dry side. During that time we like to water once and then we don’t water again until the foliage has started to emerge, then we water only rarely if the soil is very dry. They are quite drought tolerant once established.

Companion Plants
Angelonia – Angelonia’s purple, white, or pink flowers are perfect accents to Diamond Frost euphorbia’s frothy white flowers.
Coralbells – Purple, bronze, or chartreuse coralbells make a beautiful textural contrast to Helena’s Blush euphorbia.
Cosmos – Cosmos, especially white selections, looks great with a planting of snow on the mountain euphorbia.

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