spiked stem plant with pink flowers #270355 - Ask Extension


spiked stem plant with pink flowers #270355

Asked August 15, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT

Please help identify this plant

Davis County Outside United States

Expert Response

Looks like Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii).  It is a climbing succulent shrub.  Its sap is irritating to the skin and eyes, and can cause severe stomach pain and vomiting if ingested. Here's some information on how to grow it: http://www.thegardenhelper.com/crownofthorns.htm
Alice Slusher Replied August 15, 2015, 3:30 PM EDT

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