Caper Spurge 9cm pots (Euphorbia lathyrus)

Euphorbia lathyrus B. Distinctive architectural plant with greyish waxy leaves and green flowers. Flowers: June-August. Requires: Sunny and well-drained soils. Height: 30-90cm.


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Also known as Paper Spurge and occasionally gopher spurge, gopher plant or mole plant. Handling may cause skin irritation as the plant produces latex.  It was used in folk medicine as a remedy for cancer, corns, and warts and has been used by beggars to induce skin boils.