EUPHORBIA ‘TINY TIM’
For its fresh green foliage and the Why: bright red, nugget sized rubies in the centre of each chartreuse ‘f lower’. A compact grower, with a dome shape, it’s ideal for formal gardens.
Reaching 25–30cm high, it’s useful Where: as a filler in borders and pots. Plant it on its own or with red dianthus or vinca hybrids.
Plant it in a sunny position in well-How: draining soil. Although water wise, water during dry, hot periods. Trim to keep it neat; wear gloves to protect your hands from its sap, which can irritate the skin. Feed with slow-release fertiliser.