Euonymus fortunei 'Raulston's Gold'
This Euonymus variety is a form of Wintercreeper Euonymus. Low growing shrub with beautiful foliage. Nice, dense, compact growth with a moderate to fast growth rate. Works well as a low border plant, as well as for planting up against retaining walls, exteriors of buildings, etc. Can even be used effectively as a low growing groundcover. Foliage consists of a deep emerald green leaf marked in the center with golden yellow. Foliage takes on a slight pinkish tone in colder temperatures / winter months. Easy to grow & care for. Originally introduced from the J.C Raulston Arboretum.
Height: 1-2 ft
Spread: 3-5 ft
Growth Rate: Moderate ( 4"-10" avg per year )
Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Average - well drained. Avoid wet or swampy conditions