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Is spurge perennial or annual?
Last Updated: 8th January, 2020
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In this regard, is a euphorbia a perennial?
Euphorbias are easy to grow perennial plants that are tough and have few problems. Popular for their richly colored leaves and unusual flowers, euphorbias are an excellent addition to borders, rock gardens, meadows and more.
Beside above, how big does spurge grow? Spurge (euphorbia polychroma) is a perennial with brilliant yellow flowers, which are actually bracts. It is sometimes referred to as cushion spurge because of its compact growing habits. Mature plants grow to a height of approximately 12 to 18 inches, and almost as wide.
Similarly, you may ask, how do you take care of a spurge?
As a general rule, Spurge requires well-drained soil in full sun. A few tolerate shadier conditions, but none of the family is fussy about soil condition. They even thrive in very poor soils and can tolerate periods of drought. Euphorbia plant care is simple.
What is spurge good for?
A Remedy for Warts Throughout the ages, the milky sap latex of plants belonging to the spurge family has been regarded as an effective remedy against warts (including verrucas). It has also been used to treat corns and ringworms.