Puriri Lane | Euphorbia Characias subsp. | Burrows Silver
Puriri Lane | Euphorbia Characias subsp. | Burrows Silver
Puriri Lane | Euphorbia Characias subsp. | Burrows Silver
Puriri Lane |Euphorbia Characias subsp. | Burrows Silver

Euphorbia Characias subsp. | Burrows Silver

Regular price $12.00 Save $-12.00

perfect for pollinators

'Burrow Silver' is an evergreen perennial with narrow, cream-edged, green leaves and large, showy clusters of similarly variegated flower bracts, containing small cupped green-yellow, flowers.  Flowering is from early spring to mid-summer.

The sap of euphorbias is poisonous, so contact with the skin should be avoided. It can cause a blistering or rash reaction in some people. The wearing of gloves and long sleeves is therefore advisable when handling the plants. The problem of dealing with the sap is reduced if immediately after cutting the stems are gently pushed into the soil to reduce the flow or bleeding of sap.

Burrows Silver will thrive in a sheltered spot and does like to be protected from the wind.  It has an upright growth habit and is happy in a sunny or partially shaded position.  It is not overly hardy so some protection from the conditions is important as is good drainage. Can be used as a cut flower and is loved by pollinators.

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

Height 1m x 1m Wide


Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
      • Auckland City | $10
      • Upper North Island | $20 (Northland)
      • Middle North Island | $20 (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
      • Lower North Island | $20
      • South Island | $25
      • Waiheke - Please select Rural Delivery at checkout
      • Outer lying islands, please contact us for a quote.
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout - From $6

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz