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Euonymus fortunei - 'emerald Gaiety '

Euonymus fortunei - 'emerald Gaiety '
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Low Border / Edging / Ground Cover Plant (up to 50cm height)
Colours Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Euonymus fortunei - Cultivation Notes

This low growing Euonymus will flourish in all but the poorest water logged soils. For best leaf colour plant in full sun, however this shrub will tolerate partial shade. Prune to shape in spring.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Euonymus fortunei:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils
  • Suitable for planting in full shade

Weaknesses of Euonymus fortunei

  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Euonymus fortunei:

  • Evergreen ground cover suitable for problematic dry soils in full sun
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest
  • Evergreen shrub suitable for planting in a shady location

View all the plants listed in Genus Euonymus

Common Missspellings: Uonymus, Uonimus, Euonimus, Euonimus, Euonemus

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