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Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow'

Moonshadow' Wintercreeper Euonymus

Moonshadow' Wintercreeper Euonymus

Format

Exposure

  • Sun
  • Part-shade
  • Shade

Bloom time

  • May June

  • Decorative dark green foliage with bright yellow in the center of the leaves.
  • Can be used as a ground cover or low hedge.
  • Resistant to diseases and pests.
  • Easy to grow.
  • Can be grown in full sun or partial shade.

The Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow', also known as variegated spindle tree 'Moonshadow', is a vigorous and decorative climbing or trailing shrub that will add a touch of light and contrast to your garden. Its evergreen foliage boasts a beautiful variegation of green, white, and yellow, illuminating your landscape year-round, even in winter.

Growing Information:

  • Planting: Spring or autumn in sun or partial shade
  • Soil: Well-drained, rich in organic matter
  • Watering: Moderate, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings
  • Fertilizer: Apply a shrub fertilizer in spring
  • Pruning: Prune lightly in spring if necessary to maintain a desirable shape and remove dead or damaged branches

Uses:

  • Groundcover: Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow' is an excellent groundcover for embankments, rock gardens, or areas that are difficult to plant.
  • Climbing: This versatile shrub can climb trellises, pergolas, or walls to create a decorative vertical element.
  • Hedge: With regular trimming, it can form a low, bright hedge.
  • Specimen Plant: Planted as a single statement piece, it will bring a touch of light and contrast to your garden design.

Tips:

  • Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow' is a highly adaptable shrub, tolerating a wide variety of soil conditions and exposure levels.
  • Its stunning variegated foliage adds a touch of brightness and contrast to your landscaping.
  • This euonymus is relatively easy to grow and maintain, making it a great choice for gardeners of all experience levels.
  • Resistant to drought and pollution, it thrives in urban environments.

Plant details

Dimensions

Spacing
122 - 152 cm
Spread
91 - 152 cm
Height
61 - 91 cm
Spacing
48 - 60 in.
Spread
36 - 60 in.
Height
24 - 36 in.

Characteristics

Habit:

  • Spread out

Flowering colours:

  • Yellow

Plant needs

Watering:

  • Water regularly to keep the soil moist but not soggy.

Maintenance:

  • Easy. Prune after flowering to maintain the shape of the plant.

Soil requirement:

  • Rich soil
  • fresh and well-drained

Features

Resistance:

  • Diseases
  • Rodents

Attract:

  • Birds

Use:

  • Ground cover
  • Low hedge

Attribute:

  • Makes a good hedge

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