Flower & Plant:

Common name: Crown-of-thorns, Christ Plant. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Genus: Euphorbia. Scientific name:Euphorbia milii. Synonym:Euphorbia splendens var. milii. Flower colors: Red, Pink, White. Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm). Blooms repeatedly.

Euphorbia milii (Crown-of-thorns or Christ Plant) is a semi-succculent shrub. densely spiny stems, the straight, slender spines up to 3 cm long, The leaves are obovate, up to 3.5 cm long and 1.5 cm broad. The flowers are small, native to the island nation of Madagascar.