Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei var. radicans 'Bushel of Gold')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: Patent #US PP11,856 P2
Parentage: Sport of: Emerald 'n' Gold

Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 27, 2012 8:05 AM

Cream-yellow or lime-colored flowers bloom in June or July, but are usually not present or are ornamentally insignificant.

(Some unpruned green-foliaged shrub cultivars of Euonymous fortunei can have a subtle but nice ornamental display.)

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