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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.