Cushion Spurge Care And Growing Guide

A very unique looking beautiful plant cushion spurge is a flowering plant. Its appearance resembles the cushion that is why this is known as cushion spurge. This plant spread and looks like a dome that is so pleasant to see.

Suitable Environment:

This plant loves well-drained soil.  Besides it, this plant requires both sun and shade. It’s not recommended to place this plant in full sun neither in full shade.

Season :

The heart favourite seasons of this flowering plant are

  • Late Spring
  • Early Summer

Family : Its family is Euphorbiaceae.


The native areas of this plant include

  • Turkey
  • Libya
  • Southeast Europe.

Species: The species of this plant is E. epithymoides.

Genus: Its genus is Euphorbia.

Fragrance: There isn’t any strong fragrance of this plant.

Size : Its usual size is approximately 45 cm wide and 18 inches tall.

Sun Exposure: This plant is moody that loves the full sun in the morning and some shade in the afternoon.

Colour: This plant has a beautiful colour combination of bright yellow flowers and deep green leaves.


To make your plant grow well you have to keep following things in your mind.

  • Must water baby plant.
  • When it grows now you can water it occasionally.
  • Keep your plant moist during extremely dry and hot weather.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why my cushion spurge is dying?

There are various reasons because of which your plant can’t survive. One of the most common causes of plant death is a fungus that makes the root rot as a result whole plant die slowly.

Is it a toxic plant?

Yes, it is a toxic plant. In case it is eaten by someone it will cause severe nausea, vomiting and stomach infections.

How to plant?

It is simple and easy to plant this flowering plant. You just have to make sure to keep at least 17 inches of distance between two baby plants.


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