Plant of the week
Euphorbia characias, commonly known as Large Mediterranean Spurge, is a perennial whose long flowering period and relatively easy maintenance make it a valuable ornamental. The variety was described by Carl Linnaeus. The name is considered as validly published. The scientific name, borrowed from ancient Greek chárax (fencing pole) refers to a traditional usage of these perennials. The perennials are clump-forming and grow to a height of approximately 1,2 meters. more...
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