Euphorbia?

Guernsey Donkey2Guernsey Donkey2 Posts: 3,917
I was given a few of these plants last year.  We tried to ID it but had no luck on here.  Now I think it is a Euphorbia.........?  Is it, and what variety is it?

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  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 5,328
    It is.
    I am racking my brains trying to remember which one.
    When all the gay geezers got put inside And coloured kids was getting crucified
    A few fought back and a few folks died In the winter of '79
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 5,328
    Might be E.pallustris.
    When all the gay geezers got put inside And coloured kids was getting crucified
    A few fought back and a few folks died In the winter of '79
  • Guernsey Donkey2Guernsey Donkey2 Posts: 3,917
    The plant is quite low growing - under 12 inches, will the flowers become any more prominent?
  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 5,328
    No, that looks about full size to me.
    When all the gay geezers got put inside And coloured kids was getting crucified
    A few fought back and a few folks died In the winter of '79
  • Lily PillyLily Pilly Central southern Scotland Posts: 3,197
    Take care handling any euphorbia, the sap can really cause damage
    Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
    A A Milne
  • Guernsey Donkey2Guernsey Donkey2 Posts: 3,917
    Yes, I thought I had read on here that they can cause irritation - thanks for the warning Lily also for the identification punkdoc.  This is only it's first year of flowering and the shades of green and yellow along with the ferns, grasses and reeds is lovely - I hope that it doesn't grow much larger though.  I will try to take cuttings in the late summer/early autumn if I can.
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