Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire'

Common name: Spurge

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USPP# 18585, PBR


Unlike other spurges that turn red in autumn, Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’ smolders red all summer long! Green spring foliage quickly turns to rich maroon red. Glowing chartreuse-gold flowers contrast strikingly in spring. Forms neat, uniform rounded mounds. A Must Have Perennials selection from Mary Ann Faria, Rhode Island, USA.


Colorado State University trials top-performing perennial 2008 and 2009

Uses & Attributes

Front border, Container, Long blooming, deer resistant

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Featured Rozanne® and Friends variety in our "Hot, Dry and Lovin' It!" Garden Design.


  • Height: 10"/25cm
  • Spread: 18"/46cm
  • Habit: Mounded


  • Blooming time: Spring
  • Flower color: Yellow
  • Foliage color: Green, Red