Silver-Veined Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Wolong Ghost'

SKU
2693
Prominent white veins stand out on the narrow, deep green leaves for an unusual appearance on this strong-growing groundcover. Fills in large or small spaces in sunny borders or shady woodland gardens. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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LoreIn Europe, Euonymous shrubs were known as spindle trees because their branches were cut and used for spindle cores in early textile manufacturing.
Average Size at MaturityA very prostrate groundcover 8 to 10 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasLow growing shade loving groundcovers are perfectly adapted to conditions under tree canopies. Use to create a carpet beneath a grove of birch or a mixed composition of needled evergreens and broadleaf deciduous trees. Excellent choice for sun starved north side gardens or where overhead structures limit exposure. A real problem solver beneath large older shrubs with "bare legs". A good erosion control choice for shaded cut slopes and banks.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureYear-round Interest

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.

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