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Moonshadow Euonymous

Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow'

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Moonshadow Euonymous (Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow') at Gertens

Moonshadow Euonymous foliage

Moonshadow Euonymous foliage

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Moonshadow Euonymous (Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow') at Gertens

Moonshadow Euonymous

Moonshadow Euonymous

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  3 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Other Names:  Wintercreeper Euonymus

Description:

A compact mounded shrub or climber featuring shiny yellow evergreen leaves all season long; a superb color accent for almost any garden application

Ornamental Features

Moonshadow Euonymous has attractive green-variegated yellow foliage. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and remain yellow throughout the winter. It produces pink capsules from mid to late fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Moonshadow Euonymous is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Moonshadow Euonymous is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Moonshadow Euonymous will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Gertens Sizes and Prices

#1 container - $12.99
#2 container - $24.99

* Sizes and availability are subject to change. Please check with the store for specific details.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Fruit  Foliage Color  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features