Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei var. radicans 'Emerald Gaiety')

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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
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet (.9-1.5m)
Plant Spread: 3 to 6 feet (1.5-1.8m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Bright olive green with bright white margins.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Greenish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Resistances: Pollution
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of the plant are toxic.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: 2 child plants

 1:40 pm. In the fall there is a pink tinge to the leaves.

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Posted by Ziggy (N.B. Canada - Zone 3b) on Sep 24, 2012 3:18 PM

The leaves of this Euonymus will have a pink hue in the fall. I have two tags for this plant, one says zone 4, and the other says zone 5. But with my microclimate, I am able to grow plants from zone 5.

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 12, 2013 11:03 AM

Feed before new growth begins in the spring. Shear to shape.

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