Crown of Thorns
Euphorbia 'Harlequin'

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Harlequin
Hybridized by Hansoti
Registered or introduced: 2008

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

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

Bloom Color:

Pink

Green

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

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:

Rota,

Gainesville, Florida

Port Orange, Florida

Valrico, Florida

Statesboro, Georgia

Fort Worth, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 11, 2010, IslandPrincess from Sinapalo Village, Rota
Northern Mariana Islands wrote:

I started out with two small seedlings from a colleague at work..I brought it home and ignored it for about a week, my husband who loves to work with his hands nourished the two Euphorbia, now I have over thirty plants of three colors..and two sizes, the Hybrid and the miniture ones....When visitors come to my house they would give me compliments of how these gorgeous flowers make my home look comfy and cozy..Now I want to learn more on how i can nurture them...