California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Euphorbia Blackbird

Euphorbia Blackbird stays compact at around 18" tall and wide. The plants are drought tolerant but will need periodic Summer irrigation. Euphorbia Blackbird blooms in the Spring. The flowers should be removed as new shoots appear near the base of each stem. Care should be taken with sap from Euphorbia's as some folks have an adverse skin reaction. Euphorbia Blackbird should be considered a short lived perennial as plants do not always fully recover after blooming. Euphorbia Blackbird plants will require decent drainage. Euphorbia Blackbird is Winter hardy into the single digits.

Euphorbia Blackbird

Contrasting flowers and foliage of Euphorbia Blackbird. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants from the Euphorbia Genus featured on this site:
Euphorbia amygdaloides robbiae * Wood Spurge
Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow * Martin's Spurge
Euphorbia Blackbird * Blackbird Spurge
Euphorbia characias wulfenii * Mediterrenean Spurge
Euphorbia cotinifolia * Caribbean Copper Plant
Euphorbia cyathophora * Fire on the Mountain, Painted Leaf
Euphorbia leucodendron * Cat Tails Euphorbia
Euphorbia mammillaris variegata * Variegated Indian Corn Cob
Euphorbia milii * Crown of Thorns
Euphorbia myrsinites * Myrtle Spurge
Euphorbia Royal Velvet * Royal Velvet Spurge
Euphorbia Tasmanian Tiger * Tasmanian Tiger Variegated Spurge
Euphorbia tirucalli Sticks on Fire * Red Pencil Tree
Euphorbia xanti * Baja Spurge