Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'

Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'

Sweet Spurge

Euphorbiaceae

Height

30 - 50 cm

Flower colour

green (inconspicuous flowers)

Flowering time

August

Foliage colour

burgundy

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, humus rich

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

garden variety

Euphorbia is a very large and diverse genus in the family Euphorbiaceae, with close to 2000 species. Their common features is a toxic, milky white sap and small, insignificant flowers surrounded by bright coloured modified leaves The best known member of the genus is without doubt the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - comes true from seed, best sown in September - November.

Seed just covered and stored outside until germination. It self-seeds moderately and seedlings can easily be transplanted. 

Burgundy foliage. Self-seeds sparingly. The species is native to Europe.

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