Euphorbia dulcis 'Chamaeleon'
30 - 50 cm
green (inconspicuous flowers)
well drained, humus rich
acid - neutral - alkaline
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.
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.