What is This Plant?

What is this plant? It gets south and west sun, requires little attention, and the bees love it.

Hardiness Zone: 6a

By Iris from Rushville, IL

April 12, 20100 found this helpful

It looks like Spurge to me.

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April 12, 20100 found this helpful

Looks like you have a Euphorbia polychroma (Cushion Spruge).

Here are a couple of links that will tell you more about your plant: http://www.perennials.com/seeplant.html?item=1.208.100

and http://www.finegardening.com/plantg ... orbia-polychroma-cushion-spurge.aspx .

My neighbor has a clump of this plant. I'm hoping that it will reseed this year so that I can ask her for a piece for my garden! Begonia

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April 15, 20100 found this helpful

Euphorbia polychroma it is! Easy to start from seed, easy to grow. Z6

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April 16, 20100 found this helpful

If the flowers get pink when in full bloom, it looks like what we call crown vetch around here. If so it spreads very easy and bees like it. They plant the seeds along our county roads here.

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