Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

Scientific name: Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

Synonym: Euphorbia robbiae


Common names: “Wood spurge” “Mrs. Robb’s bonnet”

Plant Type: Evergreen perennial groundcover


Zone: 5-9

Light: Full sun – full shade

Exposure: Exposed or sheltered

Soil: Any

Moisture:Dry, drought tolerant


Plant Size: H 12″-18″ W creeping underground rhizomes with infinate spread

Leaf and Stem shape: Colonies of rosettes of oblong, dark green leaves

Flower: Large rounded sprays of yellow-green flowers

Pruning: None

Maintenance: Low, can remove stems after flowering or let it go

Landscape use: Dry shade, woodland garden, not recommended for gardens with children

Propagate: By runners

Pests & Disease: None

*Deer and Rabbit proof

Comments: Native to the woods of Northwest Turkey, ~AGM winner

phototoxic sap can cause skin irritation, can be considered invasive


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