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Euphorbia anoplia


Tanzanian zipper plant, Euphorbia anoplia, is a small colony-forming spineless spurge with bright green, ridged, cylinders.

Tanzanian zipper plant, also known as Euphorbia polygona var. anoplia, is a small colony-forming spineless spurge with bright green, ridged, cylinders that can grow slowly to 12 inches high sporting horizontal light and dark green striping. They freely make offsets at the base forming attractive specimen colonies over time. The burgundy and purple flowers along the many ribs are attractive.

Common Name: Tanzanian Zipper Plant

Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 8-12"

Width: 4-8"

Primary Bloom Colour: Burgundy

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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