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Golden Prince® Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Monce'

A low-growing, hardy and colorful evergreen shrub with striking, bright golden yellow-edged new foliage that matures to green, then develops rich winter color. Beautiful contrast in mixed borders. Well-suited for use as a groundcover, low hedge, or simply as a landscape accent. Spreading stems can be trained to climb up a wall or trellis. Evergreen
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Full sun, Partial sun

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 MaturityQuickly reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide; trailing stems can be trained upright.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasOne of the workhorse foundation plants to anchor the house to the landscape. Plant with consistent spacing to create a hardy, colorful, large scale groundcover that will provide colorful winter foliage when deciduous trees and shrubs are bare. Plant along walks and driveways, in mixed borders and massed as a hedge or barrier. Feature as a golden spring specimen in front of taller Lilac.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing
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: 4-9

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