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Snow on the Mountain Euphorbia
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Euphorbia! Such a tough, yet easy going plant. It comes in all sizes and shapes, tolerates any dirt, self-seeds, resists critters and pests, and enjoys long walk on the beach. Snow on the Mountain, native to the USA, is a sturdy little green-and-white striped wildflower dream.
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  • SHIPSBeginning in April, after your last frost date

  • ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (Annual zones 2-11)

  • INCLUDES3 plants, each in a 2.5" diameter pot

  • Botanical NameEuphorbia marginata
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Description

Snow on the Mountain takes “white flowers” to the next level. Their striped leaves just blend into their blooms, and sometimes you can’t tell where one stops and the other begins. 

 Includes 3 young plants.


  • SUN Full sun, or part shade
  • HEIGHT 2-3ft when full grown
  • SPACING 9" between plants
  • CLIMATE Heat loving
  • DEER Deer resistant
  • KIDS+PETS Toxic
  • WATER Drought tolerant
  • INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside.

How to Plant

Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Fill a little bit of the loose dirt back into the hole and tuck your plant in so the base of the stem is even with the top of the hole. Now fill in the rest of the soil around the roots, give the soft ground around the base of your new plant friend a few solid pats to compress the soil onto the roots, and a long, gentle drink of water.

Where to Plant

Find a place that gets mostly sun, in well draining soil. Flowers will flop over in too much shade.

When to Plant

Avoid the heat of the day when planting — plant in the early morning, late afternoon, or by the light of the moon. Plant outside after your average last frost in the spring.

When to Expect Blooms

All summer long.

Care Instructions

Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Happy in hot, dry, poor soil. Pick blooms to encourage more. 

Extra Credit

When your plant is about 9-12" tall you can pinch off the main growth tip to encourage a bushier plant with more blooms. Champion self-seeder.

Snow on the Mountain Euphorbia

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