Frost hardy, drought tolerant, sun-loving, waterwise, grows in almost any soil type even dry and stony, needs no maintenance. Soft-to-the-touch silvery-blue foliage, bonus pops of lime leaf-flowers in summer. So many reasons to plant this one! If you're somewhere hot and dry and pining for the fjords, this would make a beaut summer-month alternative to dwarf conifers.
Euphorbia pithyusa 'Grey Hedgehog' - little fir spurge
DESCRIPTION: Small evergreen herbaceous perennial with a mound of soft, feathery blue--grey leaves whorled around central stems, tipped with lime-green flowers in summer. The lower leaves turn pink in winter. Found naturally in rocky Mediterranean coastal areas. USE IN: Cottage style gardens, mixed beds and borders, wildlife gardens, kitchen gardens. PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden, in rich well drained soil. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Frost, drought and heat tolerant. Dies back in cold winters. CARE: None required. May self seed, but easily weeded out. Wash hands afterwards to remove sap. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 40cm H x 40m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery.In WA or TAS? We can't ship this plant to you for state biosecurity reasons.