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Euphorbia milii 'Jerry's Choice'

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Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: milii (MIL-ee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Jerry's Choice

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Evergreen
Deciduous

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is resistant to deer
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive palmbob On Jan 2, 2011, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

low-growing, compact form of E milii with brilliant red flowers and attractive foliar color varieties from purples to reds, particularly in new growths.

Regional...

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

Arlington, Texas
Greenville, Texas



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