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Order: Celastrales
   Family: Celastraceae
            Genus: Euonymus
                        Specie: fortunei

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 2 ft (0.6 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Oval leaves; green-yellow flowers in summer; white fruit with orange arils

Uses: Shrub borders Containers Courtyards

Zones: 5-9

Description: As a groundcover shrub native to China, this evergreen can grow over 24 in (60 cm) high; as a climber it reaches 15 ft (4.5 m) with an indefinite spread. The branches are green with fine warts. The oval or elliptic leaves have pointed tips and are toothed

Growth Habit: Spreading rounded habit

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.

Duration: Perennial

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