Spurge 'Black Pearl' (Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl')
Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl'
Variety or Cultivar:
'Black Pearl' ~ 'Black Pearl' is an evergreen perennial with architectural, upright, leafy stems. From early spring, it bears long-lasting terminal clusters of lime-green cupped flowers with black centres.
Plant in free-draining soil in full sun. If necessary, add grit or sharp sand to the soil to improve drainage. Dislikes winter wet, so a gravel mulch will help avoid rotting.
Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West
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Euphorbia characias 'Black Pearl' is:
Lime green in Spring; Lime green in Summer; Lime green in Autumn
Grey-green in All seasons
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