Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'Item #3480 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
An excellent choice for colorful hedges, this evergreen shrub displays its boldly variegated foliage on an upright habit of growth. Dense foliage adapts well to shearing.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-ka OW-ree-o-mar-gi-NAH-taPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenSunset climate zones:4 - 20Growth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate grower to 6 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.Foliage color:VariegatedBlooms:InconspicuousFlower color:WhiteDesign IdeasA single shrub makes a big, bold statement and is better in larger gardens. It is a very reliable accent in larger evergreen landscapes with far-off planting areas. An ideal hedge, it can be sheared or left to grow into a natural form that is dense enough to make a good visual and sound barrier. As tough as they come.Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Boxwood (Buxus)
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.