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Crown of Thorns

Euphorbia milii var. splendens


Common Names: Crown of Thorns, Christ Plant, Christ Thorn. Succulent climbing shrub native to Madagascar. Zones: 9 - 12. Height: 18 - 48 inches. Width: 1 - 6 feet. Bloom Color: Red.


Light: Full Sun - Part Shade. Water: Average. Uses: Desert gardens, xeriscaping.


Although not native to Mexico, this flower was quite common in local landscapes & gardens.

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Spotted on Feb 22, 2013
Submitted on Mar 13, 2013

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