This colorful evergreen shrub sports bright green leaves with gold edges, turning pinkish red in fall and winter. Spreads by creeping stems that root where they touch the ground. Dense mounding form makes an excellent small hedge or border plant. Gently climbs with support, making a nice background or foundation planting.
Common Name: Emerald 'n Gold Wintercreeper
Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold
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:Moderate growing; reaches 2 ft. tall and 5 ft. wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage