Glacier Blue Spurge

Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue' PP #19,027

This outstanding variety has distinctive blue-gray evergreen foliage edged in cream. Clusters of creamy flowers appear early in the season. Striking specimen plant in beds or containers. Heat and drought tolerant. Herbaceous perennial.
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7 - 10

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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.


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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 12 to 24 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly to Late Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

Although drought tolerant when established, provide water during prolonged dry periods. Fertilize sparingly. Remove spent blooms. Avoid contact with the milky sap, which can be a skin irritant.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

Your climate may be too cold for this plant