PAINTEDLEAF; FIRE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN (Euphorbia cyathophora)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: PAINTEDLEAF; FIRE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN (Euphorbia cyathophora)

synonym: Poinsettia cyathophora

Christmas all year round with this beauty. Butterflies are attracted and I’ve even seen a hummingbird visit. Said to be aggressive, this has not been my experience in my natural garden. There are some, but not an overabundance. I guess due to healthy competition from other Florida natives.

Learn: www.fnps.org/plants/plant/poinsettia-cyathophora

My take: https://floridawildlifegardentails.wordpress.com/2016/07/31/christmas-in-july-wild-poinsettia/

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