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Euphorbia 'Lipstick' is a succulent flowering plant with clusters of bright pink flowers for many months of the year. It has large blue green leaves and soft thorns. The flowers are actually colourful bracts, and the real flowers are small and inside the bracts. A very easy care plant that puts up with adverse conditions well, including coastal spray, and is perfect for pots on balconies and patios. Will grow to around a metre high, and can be slow growing. Likes good drainage, and don't overwater. Frost tender.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 0.6 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: dry, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Root rot in overwet conditions
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.