Crown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Siamese Lucky Plant
Euphorbia milii 'Short 'N Sweet'

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: milii (MIL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Short 'N Sweet
Additional cultivar information:(PP6212, aka Georgusis No. 1)
Hybridized by Georgusis
Registered or introduced: 1986

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brandon, Florida

Saint James City, Florida

Dunellen, New Jersey

Gardeners' Notes:

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On May 19, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 6212 has expired