Euphorbia cyathophora

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Painted-leaf, Wild Poinsettia


Also known as Cyathophora picta, Poinsettia cyathophora

Plant Specifics

Size:2.0 to 3.0 ft tall by 1.0 to 2.0 ft wide
Life Span:Annual to short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow,green
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Hammocks, pinelands, disturbed areas.


Recommended Uses:
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Moderate. Tolerant of salty wind and may get some salt spray. Exposure to salt spray would be uncommon (major storms).



Bees, butterflies and moths are attracted to the nectar and/or pollen.