Euphorbia antisyphilitica | Candelilla

A small-scale accent that is little bother, with no litter or thorns to contend with. Plant is composed of multiple upright stems that are about 1/4-inch in diameter. Accepts a wide range of sun exposures. Spreads slowly by rhizomes. Excellent choice as a container plant. Its sap can irritate the skin so avoid contact. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: partial shade, reflected sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 15F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: white, pink

Flower Season: spring, summer