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Dry spots needn’t be bare as there are lots of plants that will thrive in them. Many also enjoy sunny conditions.
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii, Spurge
Latin nameEuphorbia characiassubsp.wulfenii
Common nameSpurge
Type of plantShrub
Flower colourLime-green
Leaf colourGrey-green
Height and spread1.7m x 1.7m (5.6ft x 5.6ft)
This architectural plant does best in full sun. Its stems are biennial, producing leaves one year, spikes of flowers the next. Wear gloves when handling as the sap can irritate the skin.
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