A small shrub with a compact and covering habit, the Euonymus Fortunei Emerald Gaiety or Wintercreeper Emerald Gaiety, native to China, will charm you with its evergreen, very luminous foliage, of a beautiful dark green edged with white shading of pink in the sun of in summer, by its ease of cultivation and its adaptability. Even if it is an excellent ground cover, it can be used as well by climbing, trained against a wall, as in a container on your terrace. It will elegantly dress your flower beds, rockeries and embankments. Small in size (0.30m to 0.75m high for 1m spreading), Euonymus Fortunei Emerald Gaiety adapts perfectly to container culture.
In spring, discreet white flowers appear, followed by small inedible berries. The leaves of the Wintercreeper Emerald Gaiety, decorative by their brilliance and their green color marbled with white, take in the fall a beautiful purple pink color, bringing light to the garden in all seasons.
Hardy (down to - 20 ° C) and without requirements on the nature of the soil or on the exposure, the Euonymus Fortunei Emerald Gaiety does not require any particular maintenance. Install it in ordinary, cool and well-drained soil, exposed to the sun or partial shade.
Thanks to its ornamental two-tone foliage, it will brighten up your garden, associated with other charcoals or evergreen hedge shrubs.