Euphorbia 'Royal Velvet'Euphorbia 'Royal Velvet'

Euphorbia ‘Royal Velvet’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Tailored evergreen velveteen leaves of rich deep red provide the perfect foil for its spring floral display. In spring, its 8″chartreuse-colored flower spikes have dramatic dark maroon eyes. This cross between E. characias 'Portuguese Velvet' and E. x martinii 'Red Martin' has the best of both worlds! Requires good drainage.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-10
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 24″ / 36″
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): July, August, September, October

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SKU: EUPRV Categories: ,
Common Name Royal Velvet Wood Spurge
Family Euphorbiaceae
Genus Euphorbia
species --
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 7, 8, 9, 10
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 24" / 36"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time July, August, September, October
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Red
Leaf Color Green, Red
Soil Average with good drainage.
pH 6.5 - 7.5
Exposure Full Sun
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Low Water Usage
Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry completely between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average. When mature it is drought tolerant.
How Different? It has a different look.
Landscape Value Sunny banks, borders, mixed beds.
Finish Time to 4" 6 - 8 weeks
Comments It stays nice all season, but will eventually need to be trimmed nearly to the ground to start over. The sap of Euphorbia is caustic. Not for use where children play.
Grower Notes --
Euphorbia 'Royal Velvet' - Product Profile
Euphorbia 'Royal Velvet' - Growing Recipe

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