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Euphorbia WATERSAVER™ ‘First Blush’

Euphorbia epithymodies

Euphorbia epithymodies ‘First Blush’ is the only hardy variegated Euphorbia. It is low growing, variegated pale green plant with white margins. New growth has a rose-pink tint. The flower buds arise with a pink-blush color, hence the name ‘First Blush’. Bright yellow flowers bracts adorn the plant in the spring and fade to match the foliage as they mature. ‘First Blush’ is ideal as a specimen plant and in the rock garden.

Origin: USA

Description / Plant Notes:

  • USDA Zone 4
  • Hardy specimen plant
  • Perfect for containers or borders

Patent Status: PP 15,292

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 8 to 12-inches
20 to 30-centimeters
Spread: 8 to 12-inches
20 to 30-centimeters
Seasons: Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn
Flower Colors: Yellow
Foliage Colors: Variegated, Green, White, Pink-burgundy
Light Levels: Full-Sun, Partial-Sun
Growth Habit: Compact-rounded
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 15,292
Origin: USA

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 10 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
Other Varieties
in the Collection:
Euphorbia WATERSAVER™ ‘Blue Haze’
Brachyscome Mauve Delight
Brachyscome Mauve Magic