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Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’

Emerald Gaiety wintercreeper

Outstanding Qualities

The small evergreen leaves of this densely branched shrub are splashed a whimsical emerald green and snow white which brightens any shady spot, but especially dry woodland shade. In winter the foliage can be overlaid with a veneer of pink. The habit of ‘Emerald Gaiety’ is spreading in all directions from a central base becoming mounded or rounded. Placed near a wall or tree trunk the branches will clamber up somewhat, but don’t adhere or reach much more than five feet on its own.

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Culture Notes

Plant in full sun to light or open shade and water occasionally or regularly in more sun. The soil should be well-drained; sandy soils may require watering more often.

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Quick Facts

Plant Type: mounding shrub

Foliage Type: evergreen

Plant Height: 4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m.)

Plant Width/Spread: 4 ft. 0 in. (1.22 m.)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5 to 8

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun or light to open shade

Water Requirements: occasional to regular watering