Euphorbia Glacier Blue


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Herbaceous Perennial Purge Glacier Blue - Euphorbia Characias

  • SHADY CHARACTER - This is a compact, shade-loving euphorbia, bearing acid-yellow blooms in contrast with purple, strappy foliage. It’s a good choice for growing at the front of a border
  • FOLIAGE COLOUR - 'Glacier Blue' is an evergreen perennial with narrow, cream-edged, blue-green leaves and large, showy clusters of creamy flowers, with green eyes, in spring and summer.
  • BORDERS & CONTAINERS - Grows in sun or partial shade in moisture retentive, well drained soil. Suitable for mixed borders or in large containers
  •  WHAT YOU GET - This gorgeous plant arrives in a 9cm pot ready to plant. Please note PLANT MAY NOT BE IN FLOWER AT TIME OF DISPATCH.

  • Eventual Height

    0.5–1 metres

  • Pot Size

    9 cm

  • Season of Interest

    Flowering in Summer and Summer. Foliage all year round.

  • Light Required

    Euphorbia plants prefer a spot in full sun, meaning at least six hours of direct sunlight on most days, though some species can tolerate part shade.

  • Watering

    Water whenever the top couple inches of soil feels dry from spring to fall when the plant is actively growing.

  • Best Growing Conditions

    Temperature and Humidity. Most Euphorbia species can tolerate hot temperatures and prefer a warm environment with average daytime temperatures around 20 degrees. Feeding requirements vary by euphorbia species, but in general, all of them will benefit from some fertilizer. Adding compost or a balanced organic fertilizer to a new plant will help to promote healthy growth. After that initial feeding, many Euphorbia species will do fine with a weak liquid fertilizer applied throughout the growing season. For the amount to use, follow the product label instructions. Container-grown plants typically need more feeding than plants grown in the ground. And a plant that develops yellowing leaves at the bottom is one that's in need of feeding.

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