Little Red Dwarf Crown of Thorns
Euphorbia milii 'Little Red'
A dense miniature version of the red Crown of Thorns. This petite plant blooms profusely throughout the year. The very dense branching habit of this plant produces a beautifully rounded small flowering shrub-like specimen at maturity. Crown of Thorns are great for color throughout the year.
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.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Indoors or Under Glass: Direct sunlight, High
Average Mature Plant Size: 12''H x 12''W
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones:
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Preferred pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Native To: Madagascar
Salt Tolerant: Moderate-High
Attractions: Easy, Dwarf
Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered