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Euonymus fortunei - 'Sunshine' (Euonymus)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Ground cover
Form Spreading clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Variegated green-gold Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Euonymus fortunei:

  • 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
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

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 shrub suitable suitable for training up a wall
  • Evergreen plant with attractive foliage for winter interest

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