Barlow Nurseries

Growers of trees, shrubs and hardy herbaceous perennial garden plants near Newport, Shropshire



Euphorbia griffithii

BaGaPhoMo, day 30

The downside of Euphorbia griffithii in our light and sandy soil is that it tends to run about a bit, and needs attention at least every couple of years to keep it in bounds; the upsides are its striking spring blooms, attractive architectural form through summer, and in autumn – yep, you guessed :

Euphorbia griffithii Fireglow autumn colour

This is Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fireglow’. We also grow E.g. ‘Dixter’ but frankly, there’s nowt to choose between them.

It’s no good, we can’t resist a close up:

Euphorbia griffithii Fireglow autumn colour close up

Not a close up as such admittedly – just a serious crop from the photo above.   But pretty striking, huh?

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