Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae
Mrs Robb’s bonnet, Euphorbia robbiae
E. amygdaloides var robbiae – E. amygdaloides var robbiae is a spreading, evergreen perennial with rosettes of oblong, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and cymes of yellow-green flowers from mid-spring to early summer.
All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.
Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Cut spent flower shoots to the base in late summer or autumn.
Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb’s bonnet) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland
Tolerates most soil types and is happy in sun or shade. It can be invasive, spreading by rhizomes and seed.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West