Deep, emerald green leaves edged in sparkling white are tinged with pink in winter. A mounding evergreen shrub with a dense, erect habit. Excellent for use in small clipped hedges and foundation plantings. Stems may root where they touch the ground, and if given support may be trained to climb.
Common Name: Emerald Gaiety Wintercreeper
Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i
Sunset climate zones:2 - 17
Average landscape size:Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall in 10 yrs; 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide with age.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage