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Euphorbia leucosephala


Euphorbia leucosephala

Common Name: Snowflake

Growth Habit: This evergreen shrub has delicate green foliage and typically grows 10’ tall and about 6’ wide.

Cultural Requirements: Native to Central America the Snowflake prefers full sun but to part shade. It is hardy down to about 30 degrees Fahrenheit.

Features/Uses: It makes a beautiful accent plant for border plantings and performs well in containers. The fragrant white flowers attract butterflies.

Note: Special care should be taken when handling this plant as the white sap can irritate the skin or cause an allergic reaction.

Bloom Time: White flowers late fall to early winter

Where in the Garden: Central America across from the lawn house garage

Photos: Rachel Cobb