An excellent choice for a colorful hedge, this evergreen shrub displays dense, bold green and gold variegated foliage on an upright growth habit. This tough shrub is adaptable to adverse conditions and tolerates poor, lean soils. Versatile and easy to care for, it requires minimal attention once established, but takes well to regular pruning.
Common Name: Golden Euonymus
Botanical Name: Euonymus japonicus 'Aureo-marginatus'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus juh-PON-ih-kus OW-ree-o-mar-gi-NAH-ta
Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Road Salt, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Mediterranean