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Euphorbia Milii Cultivar Catalog

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A color break through for us, even though at first it seemed like any other cream flowered E. milii. The flowers open cream but gradually darken, especially in the centre to give a two toned or multicolored effect. This is the most basic version of this color pattern and we have some very interesting progeny from this. In addition, the plant is exceedingly floriferous.
Seedling in a 10 cm square pot on left; after two years in a 17 cm pot.



Some what different from the routine in terms of color and pattern, this selection also has very strong, erect stalks. Medium sized, well proportioned leaves add to the attractiveness of this hybrid.
In a 15 cm pot at left.



Many E. milii seedlings have leaves with red underside; this is the only one which continued to have this color to the leaves on maturity.
12 cm pot.



Plant on the left is a selfing of the graft on the right, a very nice Thai Poysean, one of the few with compact leaves and really suitable for pot use.
The seedling is almost identical to the parent, maybe with a little more marking on the petals. Longer study will show us if it has any other positive; if not, we will discard it.
Both 10 cm pots.



It's obvious that I like white centered flowers! Here is one more, with flowers larger than normal, especially in comparison to the small leaves.
10 cm pot on left, 15 cm on right.



An interesting orange-red flowered hybrid with lots of color.
10 cm pot.



Unusually large flowers on a compact, medium leaved plant. Constant breeding and selection for larger flowers, at the same time selecting for overall compactness and smaller leaves has been giving us results after many years: it would seem that small flower size is strongly linked to small plant size in Euphorbia milii.
13 cm pot.



Poysean have often been compared to Hydrangeas in flower form. With my smaller, more compact hybrids, the visual reference I have are hybrid Geraniums and this one gets close to the ball shaped inflorescences of Geraniums.
Plant is vegetatively like E. lophogona with very strong flower stalks. Medium to medium-large plant size.



Another plant with very Geranium like inflorescence- the plant is about a year old at left. Subsequently, for reasons unknown, the flowering pattern has become more like typical E. milii and lost almost all its ball form- I really wonder why. It almost feels like it's not the same plant- it's not impossible that the labels got exchanged with another similar plant.
15 cm pots.



Even though I like neither the plant nor the flower form, we selected this one for further observation because it made quite a splash of color in the trial planting.
15 cm pot.



I made pretty sure that this was one plant, not two seedlings in one pot (happens quite often). I guess it's a chimera.
15 cm pot.



Interesting for the strongly contrasting yellow glands. The large flowers are quite short lived.



A large, Thai Poysean type hybrid with very rich apricot colored flowers blushed with deep pink. This is one of the several Thai type selections with flower color very different, more complex and a couple of generations ahead of what's available in Thailand right now.
Robust grower with large leaves



The way in which the otherwise average flowers are held high above the foliage on strong, long stalks is what got this one selected. Leaves are quite well proportioned and reasonable green. The fact that the red flowers do not green easily is another plus.
Same plant, two views, 10 cm square pot.



One of the nicer pastel pinks, this one with a light center. The color, though not deep, is fresh and clear and the flowers are quite large, especially in proportion to the deep green leaves.
The original seedling in a 10 cm square pot at left, same plant in a 17cm pot at right.



Relatively large yet compact leaves and growth combined with large red flowers. The flowers have heavy substance and last a long time, with only a little greening.
Same plant, in 10 cm square pot.



Orangish pink, medium sized flowers with cream centre on a compact plant with thick, medium sized leaves. Very floriferous clone flowers all year.
In a 14 cm pot at left, transplanted a year later in a 20 cm pot at right.



One of the plants that almost flower themselves to death- this plant gives relatively large flower clusters, especially in relation to its vegetative size, all year. There is not much vegetative material to propagate. Flowers held well above foliage on strong stalks.
Plant in a 10 cm square pot at left, 14 cm round pot at right.



A hybrid that has looked spectacular some times and quite dull at others, maybe due to poor nutrition. Photo at right shows it at its best, with bright orange pink flowers covering it. Small leaves and very compact growth.
10 cm square pots.



One of the several diminutive selections- stays very low, keeps branching. Not much to show by way of flowers but the very short stature is special enough for further breeding. Plant has not been pruned or cut.
Same plant, two views, 10 cm pot.



Continuing the line up of very compact plants, this one is also very slow growing, low but with relatively large leaves. Lots of very long lasting flowers open cream with green border slowly turn pink and then green with age- unusual. Pots are always full of color.
Seedling in 10 cm square, a grafted plant in a 17 cm pot at right.



One of the better offspring of EV 31 with brighter flowers and minus the greening of flowers with age. Other wise very similar, E. lophogona type leaves. This type of growth usually has less than ideal branching but holds the promise of flowering under lower light conditions.
Same plant, 12 cm pots.



Medium sized grower with robust stems and relatively large flowers. I don't like the flower form- they are slightly floppy- but overall color impact is good, worth selecting for further observation.
Plant in a 15 cm pot, different views of the same plant.



A relatively new hybrid with deep cream flowers marked with carmine red. Lots of flowers held on stiff stalks. Medium sized growth pattern.
Plant at right in a 15 cm pot.



We selected this one very early, with the first flowering- the flower color is difficult to describe but different, with a fine spotted finish rather than flat color, and central highlights. Individual flowers are relatively small for the but held in globular clusters (what I like to call "Geranium flowered").
10 cm round pot at left, 15cm pot at right



The breeding & selection of Euphorbia milii has always been strongly directed towards larger and larger flowers. This small flowered selection provides a bit of relief from the flash; subtle color, flowers held singly or in twos set against deep green, very attractive leaves on a well branched, mounding plant. The photo at right is a better indicator of leaf color.
10 cm square pots.



Very attractive flowers on this medium sized plant. Our more recent selections get more difficult to describe and it's better to let the pictures speak for themselves.
10 cm square pot.



Another one of our small flowered selections, to be grown for over all charm and form rather than flashy flowers. This plant is quite a robust yet compact grower with deep green somewhat rounded leaves. Flowers are cream with contrasting red glands, small especially in relation to the leaves.
10cm square pot at left, same plant in a 17 cm pot at right.


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