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Euphorbia epithymodies ‘First Blush’
Euphorbia epithymodies ‘First Blush’
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Euphorbia epithymodies ‘First Blush’

Cushion Spurge

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.208.180

This is the only hardy variegated Euphorbia. It is a low growing, variegated pale green plant with white margins. The flower buds arise with a pink-blush, thus the name. Bright yellow flowers bracts adorn the plant in the spring and fade to match the foliage as they mature. Excellent in the rock garden, the border or in mixed containers. USPP#15292: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF. CAUTION: skin & eye irritant/toxic if eaten.

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Euphorbia epithymodies ‘First Blush’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
   20-25 cm
   8-10 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate