Euphorbia Dwarf Apache

Crown of Thorns
Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Small

Mature Height & Spread

1-4′ x 1 1/2′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium, Low Water

Flower Color

Red

Bloom Time

Spring, Summer

Special Features

Coastal Tolerant, Low Water Use

Container Sizes

#2

Natural Growth Habit

Clumping

Sunset Garden Zones

13, 21-24, H1, H2

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9B-10B

Euphorbia Dwarf Apache (Crown of Thorns) is an interesting semi-succulent shrub which is covered in thorns. It is ideal for ornamental containers bowls pots and tubs or in the garden. Euphorbia Dwarf Apache produces tiny yellow flowers among attractive bright red bracts. It flowers throughout the year while its growth habit produces thick succulent stems with sharp spines and crowned with bright green leaves. Dwarf Apache prefers full sun in well drained soil and tolerates dry conditions as well as coastal exposure.

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