After flowering in spring, Cushion Spurge should be cut back to about 4". 'Bonfire' Cushion Spurge Euphorbia polyanthemus. Its narrow leaves are green in colour. All rights reserved. 10" Spread . In Stock. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers against which the thriller plants stand out. For dry, sunny locations, best plant Euphorbia characias or Euphorbia ‘Blackord’.. 1. Get all the latest information on Events, Sales and Offers.Sign up for newsletter today. Great for the border, Mass Planting, rock gardens or in Container. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous brick red in the fall. Cushion Spurge or Euphorbia polychroma is one of my favorite spring perennials. It has no significant negative characteristics. This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. Cushion spurge has showy flower bracts, and foliage that stays attractive spring-fall. It blooms so long that we enjoy its bright chrome yellow flowers for weeks. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Cushion Spurge seeds need light for germination. 18" Details. Cushion Spurge. It prefers average, well-drained soil. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . First Blush Cushion Spurge - Euphorbia epithymoides 'First Blush' PP15292. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous brick red in the fall.Â, BOTANICAL NAME: Euphorbia polychromaAVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 40 cmAVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 60 cmSUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shadeFLOWER COLOUR: Bright yellowFLOWERING TIME: Mid springFOLIAGE COLOUR: Chartreuse-yellow and green turning brick red in the fallCOLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )WATER NEEDS: Drought tolerantOTHER FEATURES: Attractive Foliage, Border, Cut Flowers, Deer Resistant, Fall Colour, Rabbit Resistant. This is the best Spurge for northern gardens and it is extremely drought tolerant. In Stock. New spring growth is a rosy-pink giving it a tricolour appearance. Usually has beautiful red fall foliage colour. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Cushion spurge, Euphorbia polychroma. (Cushion Spurge) Euphorbia ‘First Blush’ PP15,292 is a spectacular cushion spurge with light green leaves that are edged in bright rose-pink and cream from spring into summer. Photography: © Jonathan Buckley. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Bonfire Cushion Spurge is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Zone 3-8 Forms a globe shaped mound with attractive foliage. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. Unusual cut flower. General Information: Deer Resistant, Good for hot dry spots. There are currently no reviews for this product. 100% Risk Free Guarantee . Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. Plant Care: No special care needed. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. It can be propagated by cuttings. Shipping is free on orders over $75 to Calgary and select areas, No more waiting in long lines at your local garden centre, Easy to navigate site to find the perfect plant for any spot in your garden, You don’t have to destroy your car with messy plants and bags of soilYou don’t have to destroy your car with messy plants and bags of soil, If you don’t have a car or truck it can be cumbersome to bring plants/soil home, We offer installation services for your new plants. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. This item: Outsidepride Euphorbia Seeds Cushion Spurge - 150 Seeds $6.49. Just enter your email below: At Perch Hill, we have an understorey in several places, of the carpet-forming Euphorbia epithymoides, invaluable from March onwards for its brightness and lovely again in the autumn, when it turns a great mix of ochre and red. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Shop Bluestone Perennials today. All Rights Reserved, Huge Selection of prairie hardy trees, shrubs, perennials and more, Affordable prices when compared to traditional garden centres, 1-year warranty on hardy trees, shrubs, vines, roses & evergreens**. 2 total. ‘First Blush’ PP15,292 a deer and rabbit resistant perennial! Euphorbia epithymoides ‘First Blush’ PP#15,294. It has clusters of poinsettia-like flowers, although the flower cymes are not showy, they are subtended by long-lasting, bright sulfur yellow bracts, which cover the plant and provide quite a show. Cushion Spurge Border Position: Border (Front) Soil Type: Broad Tolerance Site: Full Sun: Moisture: Moist but Well-drained Height: 45cm (18in) Spacing: 60cm (24in) Sowing, Seeds, Planting: An easy to grow plant that will grow in any reasonable situation. Euphorbia epithymoides 'First Blush' PP#15,294 XEUPHFIR. Euphorbia: Spurge; One of the most dramatic plants for your garden, Euphorbia offer a diversity of height, form, color and habit. Water Needs: Moderate. Euphorbia polychroma yew-FOR-bee-ah pol-ee-KRO-mah Audio Electric yellow bracts bloom on a low cushion in April and persist, but gently fade as the stems elongate to form a 16-inch mound by midsummer. Find the perfect cushion spurge euphorbia polychroma stock photo. Cushion Spurge is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. These are not true flowers; they are 3 to 4 inch-wide clusters of bracts. Euphorbia Epithymoides needs full sun or partial shade as well as a light, well-drained garden soil. Bluestone Perennials - Home. Can spread quickly in overly moist soil. Perennials for Spring and Summer Planting. Plants can be divided in fall or very early spring. 2 total. In autumn the foliage turns a lovely shade of bronze, purple or orange. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Cushion Spurge will self seed easily, so cutting the plant back will slow this process down. Add Cushion Spurge to your yard for beauty in summer and fall. Bright yellow flowers bloom in early spring. Bright chartreuse flowers bloom above the foliage in late spring. As an added bonus, the foliage turns a gorgeous brick red in the fall. 5. To maintain a compact fresh plant with vibrant yellow flowers chop the foliage back to ground level throughout the warmer months. EUPHORBIA POLYCHROMA Cushion Spurge - Short 14" - Plant 12" apart. This carpet-forming euphorbia is invaluable in spring for its brightness and lovely again in the autumn. 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