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Emerald Gaiety Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

SKU
03390
Deep, emerald green leaves edged in sparkling white are tinged with pink in winter. A mounding evergreen shrub with a dense, erect habit. Excellent for use in small clipped hedges and foundation plantings. Stems may root where they touch the ground, and if given support may be trained to climb.
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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 to 3 ft. tall in 10 yrs; 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide with age.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis hardy shrub is a cool mint color that is excellent for hot climates even though it is quite cold hardy. The fine texture and size of the plant makes for good hedges or screens. May grow into a natural orb or can be sheared into a formal hedge or simple topiary forms. Take advantage of its unique minty character and don't challenge it with hot-colored plants and flowers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer); Weigela (Weigela); Rose (Rosa); Barberry (Berberis); Dogwood (Cornus)

Adaptable and easy to grow in average, well-drained soils; avoid poorly drained, soggy soils. Takes shade, particularly in hot climates. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Fertilize in early spring. Prune annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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