10 Popular Euphorbia Varieties

10 Popular Euphorbia Varieties


Euphorbia milii grows long, succulent stems with thick spines. The hardy plant can produce adorable flowers in pink and red throughout the year.

1 Crown of Thorns

Euphorbia trigona is a sculptural plant that will make an authentic statement piece in your home!

2 African Milk Tea

Euphorbia tirucalli's long, thin, pencil-like foliage makes a unique piece at home and this is perfect if you're a forgetful  plant parent!

3 Pencil cactus

Euphorbia ammak has a unique, wave-like pattern that looks mesmerizing inside an indoor garden underneath a sunroof!

4 Candelabra Spurge

Euphorbia lactea is often mistaken as a cactus because of its cactus-like stem with spines along the margins. It makes a nice table piece or accent in rock gardens.

5 Mottled Spurge/  Dragon Bone Tree

Surprisingly, Poinsettia belongs to Euphorbia succulents. They are everywhere during the holiday season. They show off colorful bracts in late winter.

6 Poinsettia

Euphorbia amygdaloides is a great garden perennial if you’re looking for a low-maintenance plant that blooms during late spring and summer.

7 Wood Spurge

Euphorbia ingens is a very low-maintenance that can reach up to 30 feet tall. It has a wave-like pattern, making it a unique  home accent piece.

8 Candelabra Tree

Euphorbia obesa  has a unique shape that would make a perfect table accent. Sadly, in their native habitat in South Africa, the Baseball Plant is considered  to be endangered.

9 Baseball Plant

Euphorbia Abyssinica is often mistaken for other Euphorbia succulent types. But, it grows a cluster of green leaves at the top of the plant and has a more vertical growth pattern.

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