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How should I water my Snow-on-the-mountain at different growth stages?

Snow-on-the-mountain
Euphorbia marginata
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Snow-on-the-mountain will move through several different growth stages throughout the year, some of which may require more water than others. For example, you will probably start your Snow-on-the-mountain as a seed. While the seed germinates, you should plant to give more water than your Snow-on-the-mountain will need later in life, watering often enough to maintain consistent soil moisture. After a few weeks, your Snow-on-the-mountain will grow above the soil and may need slightly less water than at the seedling phase. Then, once this plant is mature, you can begin to use the regular watering frequency of about once per week. As flower development takes place, you may need to give slightly more water to aid the process.
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Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia marginata)
Snow-on-the-mountain
A species of Spurges, Also known as Mountain snow, Ghost weed, Whitemargined spurge, Smoke-on-the-prairie
Botanical name: Euphorbia marginata
Genus: Spurges
Description
Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia marginata) is a plant species that often grows where other plants cannot survive. Snow-on-the-mountain thrives in dark, shady places and provides a ground cover. Its ground cover is distinctive due to its leaves, which can be white, light yellow, or a variegated combination. These leaves, when added to the white flowers, create an appearance of snow that gives the plant its name.
Garden Use
Euphorbia, commonly known as spurge, is a very diverse genus of plants that belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family. Spurges are appreciated for the unusual beauty and vivid colors of their flowers and leaves. A long blooming period, unique inflorescences, easy maintenance, and good tolerance to drought and heat all make spurges favorite ornamental plants for landscaping and decorative gardening. Spurges include both annual and perennial species. Some of these species are herbaceous, while others are succulent.
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