Mediterranean Spurge

Mediterranean Spurge

Common Name: Mediterranean Spurge
Scientific Name: Euphorbia characias
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Native Region: Mediterranean
Garden Location: Martin Boxwood Garden

This shrubby euphorbia grows upright with blue green leaves at the tip of the stem and rounded clusters of small flowers which make a show from early spring to early summer. Fairly drought resistant, Mediterranean Spurge grows best in full sun.