Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'Item #3480 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
An excellent choice for colorful hedges, this evergreen shrub displays its dense, bold green and gold variegated foliage on an upright habit of growth. This versatile shrub tolerates lean soils and needs minimal attention once established.
- 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 growing; reaches 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); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus)
- CareCare InformationEasy to grow in average, well-drained soils. Takes some afternoon shade in extremely hot climates. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.