Tough-As-Nails Plants

Creating an eye-catching garden doesn't require a degree in horticulture — what you need are low-maintenance plants that can handle a variety of conditions. Try growing these foolproof selections in your garden.

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Euphorbia

Euphorbias encompass a large group of annuals, biennials, perennials, and evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, with poinsettia, crown of thorns (E. splendens) and croton being three of the most well-known selections from this genus. Many euphorbias are easy-care plants, as long as they're planted in well-draining soil. Use caution when gardening with euphorbia, as the plant's foliage contains an irritating, sometimes poisonous sap. USDA Zones: 2 to 11

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