|Posted on March 22, 2015 at 8:00 PM|
Euphorbia marginata Snow-on-the-mountain
- Height: to 3 feet
- Hardiness: USDA Zone 8, annual in northern zones
- Uses: Good for Xeriscaping
Snow-on-the-mountain is an annual plant that adds a pop of white to your flower border with its variegated green and white leaves and 5 petaled white flowers. A native plant of dry prairies, fields and pastures, it has been cultivated in backyard gardens as an ornamental and may escape back into the wild. It reaches 3 feet tall, has average to dry water needs in the garden and blooms summer to fall.
The latex milky sap is a skin irritant to some people. Cattle avoid eating it.
Categories: Wildflowers & Natives