February 1, 2023
Euphorbiaceae, Euphorbia schillingii

Euphorbia schillingii Schilling spurge

Euphorbia schillingii or also known as Schilling Spurge is a herbaceous perennial. It grows well in moist well-drained soil and partial shade locations. It belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family of plants. It is native to the Himalayas in Nepal. It is named after Tony Schilling, a plant hunter.

Euphorbia schillingii has narrow leaves with white or lighter mid-rib. It produces long-lasting, yellowish-green flowers.

It flowers in summer and fall. They are easy to grow and grow up to 100cm or 3ft. Grow them in partial shade. Plant them in rich, moist soil. They are hardy down to 5ºF or -15ºC. Euphorbia schillingii is toxic if ingested. It is generally pest-free and disease-free.

Euphorbia schillingii
Schilling spurge
 Euphorbia schillingii
Euphorbia schillingii at Kew Gardens

Also, read about Euphorbia epithymoides and Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii

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