Azores spurge Euphorbia stygiana

Azores spurge


E. stygiana is a broad, evergreen shrub with narrow, bright green leaves with a pale midrib; the lower leaves turn cherry red in autumn. Pale green, honey-scented, flowerheads develop in late spring and early summer, followed by green, knobbly, pea-sized fruit

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Azores spurge

  • skullToxicity

    All parts may cause severe discomfort if eaten, contact with the sap may irritate skin. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      1-1.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    group 6

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, or take basal cuttings in spring or early summer; dip cut surfaces in charcoal or lukewarm water to prevent bleeding

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free