Euphorbia amygdaloides
(sold as Efanthia)

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Common name: SPURGE

Native to: Europe, Southwest Asia

Sentiment: persistence


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2.75 feet

Max width: 1 foot


blue/green, secondary color present, yellow




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: light shade

Landscape uses: cut flower, deer resistant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: 0 to +30 °F

Water: moderate

Butterflies that feed on this plant

  • Euphorbia amygdaloides efanthia  6260083
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  • Euphorbia amygdaloides efanthia  6260085
  • Euphorbia amygdaloides efanthia  6260086