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Euphorbia mammillaris variegata - Variegated Indian Corn Cob

Euphorbia mammillaris variegata is an interesting succulent. Euphorbia mammillaris variegata grows well in full sun but seems to prefer a little shade protection in the hottest locations and even performs well in fairly complete shade. The Variegated Indian Corn Cob is mostly white with hints of green and pink on the new growth. The flowers are pretty insignificant but they are orange and yellow if you look closely. Euphorbia mammillaris variegata blooms Winter into Summer. Euphorbia mammillaris variegata is not particular about soil but needs to be infrequently but regularly watered and kept on the dry side. Euphorbia mammillaris variegata stalks can grow to 18" but usually max at 12". The stalks start to flop if they are more than 8" and can trail quite handsomely. Euphorbia mammillaris variegata is winter hardy to 20°F.

Euphorbia mammillaris variegata, Variegated Indian Corn Cob

White stalks of Euphorbia mammillaris variegata known as Variegated Indian Corn Cob. 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