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White-margined Euonymus


This is an evergreen shrub to five feet tall and several feet wide. It has dark green leaves edged in white. Use in foundation plantings.

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes :

Leaves are tinged pink in winter.

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf length : 2"

Leaf width : 1 3/4"

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Green with white margins

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-5 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -20 to -15 F( Z5a)

Sunset zone : 2b-17

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes