Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'Item #3480 USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9
An excellent choice for a colorful hedge, this evergreen shrub displays dense, bold green and gold variegated foliage on an upright growth habit. This tough shrub is adaptable to adverse conditions and tolerates poor, lean soils. Versatile and easy to care for, it requires minimal attention once established, but takes well to regular pruning.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide.
- 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:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.Flower 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. Best with full sun in humid climates and afternoon shade in extremely hot climates. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Fertilize in early spring. Prune occasionally for a tidy appearance.Pruning time: spring after flowering.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.