Euphorbia dulcis ‘Chameleon’
Common name: wood spurge
Description: An herbaceous perennial with an upright habit. Smallish, oblong, bronzy-burgundy leaves that become greener through summer then turn purple with red highlights in autumn. Lime-green bracts with a slight lavender-purple tinge appear in spring through summer.
Special Notes: Drought tolerant. Deer and rabbit resistant. Self-sows. Watch for powdery mildew, spider mites and aphids. Propagate by seed; division in spring or autumn.
Caution: Milky sap can cause skin and severe eye irritation. Toxic if ingested.
Posted on October 19, 2012