Euphorbia milii dark pink - crown of thorns succulent
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Hot sunny spots, dry sandy poor soil, little rainfall - this plant will love it. Flowers through the year. It has thorns, and irritant sap, and needs to be over 10C - which means it's not ideal for everywhere - but if you're looking for a tough old bird with lovely plumage this is your pick.
DESCRIPTION: Easy care Madagascan succulent with spiny stems and long oval dark green leaves. Flowers are simple, two round flat petals. In the wild it grows to a 2m scrambling vine but in gardens will mature to a compact shrub-like clump with one or more trunks USES: Ornamental container plant ideal in well lit areas or waterwise garden planting in dry climates; PLANTING: Plant in sandy free draining soil in pots or out in the garden, in a sunny position. Protect plants from frost. CARE: Require little water during the winter. Weekly light watering during the warmer months will keep plants looking lush. Needs temperatures over 10C.NOTE: Exercise caution when handling as thorns are sharp. If damaged the plant will exude a latex which can be an skin and nose irritant, so keep pets and small children away. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 15-20cm H x 15-20cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants with a healthy young root system and will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide. Your plants may be supplied as 'plugs', slightly smaller than our usual tubestock but with a healthy root system ready for planting or potting on.