Emerald 'N Gold Wintercreeper
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'
Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
|Description||This colorful evergreen shrub sports bright green leaves with gold edges, turning pinkish red in fall and winter. Spreads by creeping stems that root where they touch the ground. Dense mounding form makes an excellent small hedge or border plant. Gently climbs with support, making a nice background or foundation planting.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Ground Cover|
|Design Ideas||A very brilliant golden plant that makes dreary winter landscapes more cheerful. Makes a fine single specimen, but lower stature makes a fine barrier hedge inside existing gardens, or along the perimeter. Be careful with red volcanic gravels or bronze plants, and best combined with greens and neutral colored flowers.|
|Companion Plants||Juniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Boxwood (Buxus)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.