Martin's Spurge

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If fairies had a favorite flowering plant, it would probably be Martin's Spurge (Euphorbia x martini). This eye-catching plant produces charming, yet surreal tiny flowers that look like they belong in the most fantastic fairy wonderland!

When you think of blossoms, what colors come to mind? Probably red, pink, purple, but does lime green? The Martin's Spurge will surely make green your new favorite flower color. This plant becomes bejeweled in dense clusters of chartreuse flowers in late springtime. These bright and cheerful blossoms are known for their starbursts of burgundy at their centers.

It's no wonder butterflies find these flowers so attractive. They're irresistibly fascinating to them. And their cuplike shape makes them the perfect spot for butterflies to rest while having a quick drink. These appealing perennials are covered in long, leathery gray-green foliage that flushes with red during the springtime. Even their stems offer visual interest, ranging from yellow to green to red!

Planting and Application:

If you have a sunny spot in your garden, make sure you plant your Martin's Spurge there! These would modernize a cottage garden border and are great perennial garden additions. They grow well in groups and would bring the perfect flair to the edge of a path to a birdbath or garden bench.

They even do well in containers if you want to add a bit of brightness to your window planter or balcony planter. This plant grows well in mild winters and will keep your garden cheery all year round. Snip a few stems for your floral bouquets to add unique filler and focal points to bouquets!

  • Fascinating Chartreuse Flowers & Purplish-Burgundy Eye
  • Extraordinary Colored Foliage
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Makes a Wonderful Border
  • Delightfully Colorful & Bright

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Spurge plants do best in full sun and also appreciates some part shade as well, especially afternoon shade in the hottest of its growing zones 6 through 11. Provide a well-drained site with moderate moisture, regular fertility and a 3-4 inch thick layer of mulch over the surface. Prune in late autumn or early spring before you see new growth wearing gloves to avoid the milky sap from coming in contact with skin.

  • Full Sun & Part Shade
  • Average Moisture & Fertility
  • Deadhead After Bloom
  • Prune When Dormant
  • Very Heat Tolerant Perennial
The brilliant, highly colored Martin's Spurge is a petite delight that will add excitement and energy to your landscape. Order several today at!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Martin's Spurge Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-11
Growing Zones 6-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Euphorbia x martinii
Type Perennial
Mature Height 1 - 2 feet
Mature Spread 1 - 2 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Gray/Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Autumn