Euphorbia
Euphorbia symmetrica

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: symmetrica (sim-MET-ree-ka) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Green

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Succulent

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona (2 reports)

Norwalk, California

Oakland, California

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Oct 30, 2005, cactus_lover from FSD
Pakistan (Zone 10b) wrote:

Similar to Euphorbia Obesa but with long taproot,

Positive

On Aug 19, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nearly a perfect sphere (somewhat flattened normally) this plant can look nearly identical to Euphorbia obesa (which can be just about any shape it wants to). Guess they differ in flowers or something. Very similar cold hardiness and husbandry.