Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia Marginata) 20 seeds (#996)
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About the product
Grown as much for its foliage as for its flowers, snow-on-the-mountain’s small but showy leaves may be light green, variegated or entirely white. They clasp erect, many-branched stems which grow 1-3 ft. tall. Tiny flowers, each with whitish, petal-like bracts, are borne in clusters atop the stems.
Landscape as cultivated herbaceous annual; weedy in disturbed areas, sometimes found in waste places and trash piles.
The plant can be poisoned if eaten.
Landscape use: Border, Container, Specimen.
Prefers a light well-drained moderately rich loam in an open position. Succeeds in dry soils.
A very ornamental plant, its long-lasting flowers are used in button holes. Hybridizes with other members of this genus.
Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer or rabbits. This genus has been singled out as a potential source of latex (for making rubber) for the temperate zone, although no individual species has been singled out.
Special Features:Attractive foliage, North American native, Naturalizing, All or parts of this plant are poisonous, Wetlands plant.
Information source: www.wildflower.org.
Approximately 20 seeds in 0,5g packet.
Genus - Euphorbia
Species - Marginata
Common name - Snow-on-the-mountain
Pre-Treatment - Not-required, but recommended
Hardiness zones - 4 - 8
Height - 0,60 m
Spread - 0,20 - 0,30 m
Plant type - Annual flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral
Soil type - Clay, Limestone/chalky, Clay Loam, Medium Loam, Sandy Loam, Sandy
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Wildflower meadow. Border, Container, Specimen.
Bloom season - July - August
Leaf / Flower color - Light Green and white, Variegated / Broad, white margins on leafy bracts; tiny flowers clustered at center of bracts
Sow early spring outside or cold moist stratify for 30 days in refrigerator.
After thsi process sow inside on the surface, cover with a thin layer of soil (1 mm), keep moist.
Will germinate in 4 weeks at +20C.