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Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy' /Blondy Winter Creeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'  / Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'
Green foliage with yellow centers
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Green foliage with yellow centers

Foliage showing the yellow variegation

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Scientific Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy'
Common Name: Blondy Winter Creeper
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This is a relatively new ground cover introduction. The main feature is the strong variegation in the foliage -- yellow center with thin green margins. It can be used as a relatively small shrub or as a ground cover. Provide a moist, fertile, well drained soil and full sunlight to partial shade. As with most of the euonymus species, they can have troublesome pests in the Lower South but seem to grow better in the more northern parts of the zones they are listed for.