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PlantFiles: Slipper Plant
Euphorbia lomelii

Family: Euphorbiaceae (yoo-for-bee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Euphorbia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh) (Info)
Species: lomelii

Synonym:Pedilanthus macrocarpus
Synonym:Tithymalus macrocarpus
Synonym:Tithymalodes macrocarpum

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Cactus and Succulents

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer


Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

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

Chandler, Arizona
Gilbert, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Carlsbad, California
Rancho Mirage, California
San Diego, California
Mesilla Park, New Mexico
Houston, Texas
La Porte, Texas

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