Southwest Living SOUTHWEST LIVING PLANTS: Shrub, Arizona Poinsettia

Type of Plant: Shrub

Common Name: Arizona Poinsettia

Category
Shrub (Flowering, Non-Rose)

Family: Euphorbiacea

Genus: Euphorbia

Species: Heterophylla

Hardiness Zones
USDA 9A 20 TO 25 F

Spacing
1 ft. to 3 ft.

Height
1ft. - 3ft.
3ft. - 6ft.

Width
1 ft. to 3 ft.

Sun Requirements
Partial Sun

Water Requirements
Moderate

Bloom Color: red

Bloom Season: summer

Fragrance
None

Comments
This is a self sower and the plants pop up everywhere each spring. Transplant when strong.
The plant will take full sun but the prettiest get morning and early afternoon sun in the summer until about 1:00 and shade the rest of the day.

The entire plant is poisonous and is mildly invasive.

Landscape Ideas
Great in a tropical shade garden that gets a little morning sun.

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"Arizona Poinsettia"
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