Sunrise Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Sunrise' PP #12,341

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1920
Striking variegation is lemon yellow on young leaves, maturing to rich golden yellow against the deep green centers. Mass for a bright, colorful groundcover or line along drives and walkways. Hightly resistant to Anthracnose leaf disease. Low, spreading shrub 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide. No significant flowers. Full sun. Evergreen.
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Botanical Pronunciationyoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing, low, spreading shrub; reaches 2 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasA brightly variegated 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Key FeatureColorful Waterwise Hedge

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.

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