Euonymus Japonicus Aureomarginatus
Euonymus japonicus Aureomarginatus, commonly known as Japanese Euonymus is a popular evergreen shrub with ornamental foliage. ‘Aureomarginatus’ is widely cultivated as a decorative plant in gardens, landscapes, and as a hedge or border plant.
The most distinctive feature is its striking variegated leaves. The leaves are leathery, glossy, and ovate to elliptical in shape, with serrated edges. The centre of each leaf is a deep green colour, while the margins or edges are bright golden-yellow. This variegation provides a visually appealing contrast that adds a pop of colour to gardens and landscapes throughout the year. In addition to its attractive foliage, ‘Aureomarginatus’ produces inconspicuous greenish-white flowers in late spring to early summer, which are followed by small, ornamental pinkish-red fruits with orange seeds in autumn. These fruits can attract birds to the garden.
It has a dense, compact growth habit, making it suitable for hedges, foundation plantings, or as an accent shrub. The shrub is relatively low-maintenance and can tolerate a range of growing conditions, including partial to full sun and a variety of soil types. In addition to its attractive foliage, ‘Aureomarginatus’ can produce inconspicuous greenish-white flowers in late spring to early summer.
Overall, Euonymus japonicus ‘Aureomarginatus’ is a versatile and eye-catching shrub that brings year-round interest to outdoor spaces with its vibrant foliage, making it a popular choice for both novice and experienced gardeners looking to enhance their landscapes.
Name: Euonymus Japonicus Aureomarginatus
Approx. Height and spread: 1.5-1.8M x 0.5-1M
Position: Sun – part shade.
Soil Ph: All
Moisture: Well drained soil. Moist, but well drained soil.
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