Ivory Jade Wintercreeper
Euonymus fortunei 'Ivory Jade'
Pronunciation: yoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
|Description||A beautifully variegated shrub with a low, spreading form highlighted by rich green leaves with ivory white margins that are often tinged with pink in winter. Highly adaptable and versatile in sun or shade, this is a useful accent for brightening dull or dim spaces in the landscape. Creates an excellent low border or hedge. Evergreen.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall, spreading 6 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Accent|
|Design Ideas||The blue-green overall color that results from the creamy variegation is cool, crisp and easily overwhelmed by more potently colored plants. Use carefully amidst emerald greens, pale blue and white for a refreshing composition in shrub beds, as hedges, single specimen or as an accent in background planting. Gives the illusion of dappled sunlight in dark or overgrown niches and corners.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese Maple (Acer); Dogwood (Cornus); Rose (Rosa); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela)|
|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: 4-9
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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.