Emerald 'N Gold Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold'

SKU
03400
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasA 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Boxwood (Buxus)

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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