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Euphorbia x martinii 'Cherokee'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Euphorbia x martinii 'Cherokee'

Cherokee Spurge

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Item #: 6462

Zones: 6a to 8a, at least

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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After 6 years of trials, this little known but easy-to-grow selection of Euphorbia x martinii (Euphorbia characias x amygdaloides) has proven to be one of the best euphorbias we have ever grown. Honestly, I don't see any sign of Euphorbia characias in its background. Looking superficially like the wimpy, mildew-prone Euphorbia 'Chameleon', Euphorbia 'Cherokee' makes a vigorous, deer-resistant, 15" tall x 15" wide clump of dark purple stems adorned with dark purple leaves. In hot weather, the older leaves change to purple/green with only the new growth colored dark purple. In early spring, the clumps are topped with flower clusters of dark purple.

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