Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Euphorbia polychroma Bonfire (Cushion Spurge)

A mound of cymes bearing beautiful delicate yellow flowers and yellow-chartreuse bracts, along with green leaves, makes attractive spring foliage.  Yellow, purple, red, and orange foliage with green undergrowth turns a brilliant shade of red in the fall. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring to early summer
1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 18,585, COPF