Euphorbia ceratocarpa

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)
Geographic Origin:
Mediterranean Region
California Native?:
Plant Size:
4-5 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Spring and summer
Flower Color:
Pale yellow
Sun or light shade
Most soils
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less
This is a mounding plant, growing nearly erect, with several slender stems rising four to five feet from a common base. It has rather loosely set, narrow pale green leaves, up to 3 inches long, with conspicuous lighter midribs. It has a long flowering season beginning in late spring, displaying broad floral sprays with cheery yellow leaves and bracts at the shoot tips. Altogether, it gives an unusual and beautiful impression. Hardy to 15 degrees F. or less.