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Euphorbia mellifera

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Common Name: Milkweed, Spurge

Plant Family: Euphorbiaceae

Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Orange
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Occasionally Affected
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers

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Evergreen shrub with honey-scented orange flowers in late spring followed by ornamental fruit. Native to Madeira but will tolerate minus 5C in a sunny, well drained spot. Suitable for sandy soil. CAUTION, SAP CAN BE AN IRRITANT.