euonymus fortunei 'emerald gaiety' (euonymus)

Size: 2 gallon
  • inconspicuous, white flowers
  • medium green leaves with irregular, white margins turn pinkish in the fall
  • upright, mounding habit
  • will climb if supplied with structure
  • bloom time: spring
  • zone 5 
  • height 100-125cm 
  • spread 80-100cm
  • euonymus can tolerate a range of soils and conditions, but have no tolerance for standing water
  • 'emerald gaiety' requires some shade to keep the edges of the leaves white
  • young plants can benefit from protection (burlap wrap) against drying winter winds in an exposed location
  • full sun, partial sun/shade, full shade
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • evergreen
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)