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

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Euphorbiaceae

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

 
Pink Orchid Crown of Thorns
View 3-5" clusters of 1-1/2 to 2'' wide, rounded coral-pink 'flowers' are borne throughout much of the year on this vigorous upright growing Crown of Thorns. Makes a beautiful specimen! Easy and forgiving. Item # 562. Price: US$12.99

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Peach Crown of Thorns
View An unusually colored Crown of Thorns which produces an abundance of the peachy-pink blooms throughout the year. Super easy to grow and great anywhere reliable color is needed. Item# 821. Price: US$7.99

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Improved Yellow Crown of Thorns
View A much more robust selection of yellow Crown of Thorns which produces clusters of medium sized, up to 1" wide, bright primrose yellow blooms. Thick stems with an upright growth habit. Item# 868. Price: US$7.99

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Yellow Orchid Crown of Thorns
View Large soft primrose yellow blooms, that may last for months, are borne in magnificent clusters to 5'' across. Large tropical looking foliage emerges from the tips of the thick upright growing stems. Item # 936 Price: US$14.99

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Bicolor Crown of Thorns, Bi-Color Crown of Thorns
View Clusters of 1/2" peachy-pink blooms are edged in creamy white. As floriferous and easily grown as the common red Crown of Thorns. An unusual variety. These are in 2.25 " pots. Item # 4002. Price: US$7.99

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Worley's Butter Cream Winter Cassia, Christmas Senna, Primrose Senna
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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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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Silver Spires White Vitex, Chaste Tree

An unusually pure white selection of Vitex. Silver Spires produces medium sized spikes of white flowers that are held against the dark blue-green fragrant foliage. Vitex is a vigorous, disease and deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant large spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree. Excellent for Butterflies, Bees, and Hummingbirds. Silver Spires was the top rated white flowered Vitex in trials at Longwood Gardens. Item# 739.

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Lace-Leaf Vitex, Cut-Leaf Vitex
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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Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
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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