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Euphorbia xantii

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Eurphobia xantii

Species Name: Euphorbia xantii
Common Name: Baja Spurge

Starts life as small stalk, then spreads by rhizomes to form dense colonies. Smooth green branches are nice contrast to bushy shrubs. Good for container, or slope where it has room to spread.

Plant Family: Euphorbiaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 6' H x spreads by rhizomes
Growth Habit: Upright, spiky, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: January-August
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Endemic to Baja
Natural Habitat: Sea bluffs and dunes; rocky washes and slopes

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