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Euphorbia characias ‘Tasmanian Tiger’


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Euphorbia ‘Tasmanian Tiger’ is a spectacular spurge with upright three foot tall stems clothed with blue foliage edged in creamy white.


Description:
Euphorbia characias ‘Tasmanian Tiger’ is a spectacular Heronswood introduction discovered in Hobart, Tasmania. The upright three foot tall stems are clothed with blue foliage edged in creamy white. The large flower heads are variegated with gold and white. Good drainage and full sun is essential. 'Tasmanian Tiger' needs heat to put on good growth. If you don't have a hot sunny spot choose 'Glacier Blue'.


Common Name: Spurge

Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits:

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Dry and rocky soil (generally limestone) up to 1000m.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Europe and Africa - North Africa

Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

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