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Euphorbia 'Fireworks' is a great easy care plant that combines colourful foliage and bright red flowers, and is perfect for container growing. It has green leaves splashed generously with cream and red. Great for exposed courtyards and patios. Sun loving and waterwise. It needs a gritty and open soil, with a small amount of slow release fertiliser added. Water weekly in warm weather, but less in cold. It will flower year round in warm climates.
The plant has sticky sap when broken which should not go near to eyes and can be toxic.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 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.
Clay: not specified.
Rot in overly wet conditions
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: A small amount of slow release fertiliser.