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Silver Queen Euonymus

Silver Queen Euonymus

Regular price $6.80 USD
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Plant Type: shrub
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Spread: 2-4 feet
Flower Color:
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade


The Silver Queen Euonymus, scientifically known as Euonymus japonicus 'Silver Queen', is a striking evergreen shrub noted for its glossy, variegated leaves and versatile landscaping use. This cultivar stands out for its beautiful foliage, which features deep green centers edged with creamy white margins, providing a bright contrast and visual interest in garden designs.

Growing to about 4 to 6 feet tall and 2 to 4 feet wide, Silver Queen Euonymus forms a dense, upright habit that can be pruned to maintain a desired shape or size. It is an excellent choice for hedges, foundation plantings, or as a specimen plant in mixed borders. The variegated foliage of 'Silver Queen' can brighten up shady areas and adds texture and color to the landscape year-round.

Adapted to full sun to partial shade, 'Silver Queen' thrives in well-draining soil and exhibits a good tolerance to drought once established. It is relatively low-maintenance, requiring occasional pruning to keep it tidy and to promote denser growth. This shrub is also resistant to many pests and diseases, making it a durable addition to the garden.

In landscaping, Silver Queen Euonymus is often used for formal and informal hedges, as an accent plant in mixed borders, or in containers where its variegated foliage can be appreciated up close. It pairs well with plants that have solid green or darker foliage, creating a dynamic contrast.

Overall, the Silver Queen Euonymus is a highly decorative and versatile shrub, ideal for gardeners looking to add structure, texture, and year-round interest to their outdoor spaces. Its striking variegated foliage, adaptability to various growing conditions, and ease of care make it a popular choice for a wide range of garden styles and designs.

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