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DESCRIPTION: A supremely attractive vine or mounded shrub featuring pronounced white-variegated evergreen leaves; a feature colour accent for almost any screening application, great in masses, will actually climb structures or can be grown as a shrub
BOTANICAL NAME: Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
OTHER NAMES: Emerald Gaiety Wintercreeper
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 1.25 Meters
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 1 Meter
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Insignificant
FLOWERING TIME: N/A
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green with white edges
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 4 ( Should survive up to -34.4° Celsius ) - Requires sheltered location for warranty
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Attractive Foliage, Fall Colour
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus has attractive white-variegated dark green foliage. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. It produces pink capsules from mid to late fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration:
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus is recommended for the following landscape applications:
Planting & Growing
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 9 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.