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Container Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml

Item# 750

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Yellow Crown of Thorns

Euphorbia milii forma lutea

Soft primrose yellow flowers are born throughout the year on this tough little cactus-like shrub. Extremely easy to care for.

The Crown of Thorns is a heat loving cactus-like succulent that is extremely easy to grow and will provide months of color with it's long-lasting colorful flower-like bracts. This durable and reliable Poinsettia cousin will revel in full sun or will be perfectly happy in light shade on the porch or patio. The Crown of Thorns is at home in containers indoors or out and is an excellent choice for well-drained gardens and xeriscaping. Drought tolerant, salt tolerant, and deer resistant. Excellent drainage is probably the most important factor for being successful with this plant.

Average Mature Size: 2-3'H x 2-4'W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High

pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline

Salt Tolerance: Moderate-High

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: Madagascar

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: Leaves, Stems, Flowers, Sap - Minor toxicity if ingested, Sap is a severe eye irritant and can cause dermatitis

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Red Orchid Crown of Thorns
View The largest of the Crown of Thorns with 1" orchid red blooms and large stiff canes creating a somewhat more upright mature specimen. Item # 540. Price: US$14.99

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View A thornless Crown of Thorns that produces a Non-Stop show of bright
glowing red, 1-1/2" wide crown of thorn blooms nearly throughout the
year atop the thornless stems and glossy green foliage. One of our
favorites! Can be trained into a beautiful and exotic small tree
standard. We have seen hummingbirds, butterflies, and even lizards nectaring from the profusion of flowers. Item# 830.
Price: US$12.99

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Few plants can bring color to the fall garden like the Winter Cassia! Clusters of butterfly-like creamy yellow 1" blooms that are edged in white are born in October-November on this large arching tree-like shrub/perennial. A rare creamy-yellow colored selection developed by Patrick Worley. Item# 345. Price: US$9.99

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A native of Louisiana's wet soils, this tardily deciduous shrub produces 6" long drooping clusters of creamy-white flowers from May to June. The flowers are held against glossy dark green willow-like foliage. Glowing red, orange, and yellow fall color.  Item # 677 Price: US$12.99

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White Profusion Butterfly Bush
White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Attracts scads of butterflies. Considered by many to be the best white butterfly bush. Item # 735. Price: US$9.99

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View Beautifully cut medium green deeply cut lacy foliage that is reminiscent of the delicately cut foliage of some Japanese Maples adorns this vigorous 'Chaste Tree'. 6-8" spikes of lavender-pink flowers that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are borne in summer. The Lace-Leaf Vitex is considered by many to be the most hardy of the Chaste Trees.  Item# 787. Price: US$9.99

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View A vigorous and reliable Oakleaf Hydrangea selection with sturdy stems and good sun tolerance. The 10-14" white bloom panicles, with individual blooms as large as a half-dollar, are borne in spring and fade to pink. Item # 1181 Price: US$12.99

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