Scientific name: Euphorbia splendens
Common name: crown of thorns
Light: high to very high
Watering: allow surface of soil to dry out between waterings
Fertilizing: all purpose mix every 2 months, a blossom booster mix can be used when encouraging blooming
Euphorbia splendens is available not only in the commonly seen red, but also in colors such as cream, green, orange, or coral. It’s long thorns and unusual flowers make it an eye-catching specimen. It withstands drought and low humidity, but needs good light to survive.