Euonymus japonicus (variegated selections)
Common name: 
Japanese Euonymus
Pronunciation: 
u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-kus
Family: 
Celastraceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No

Euonymus japonicus ‘Chollipo’                  

  • Broadleaf evergreen, variegate shrub, erect, to 12 ft tall with a 6 ft spread (3.6 × 1.8 m), rapid growing.  Leaves glossy green with cream to yellow margins.
  • Full sun.  Will grow in poor soils.  Tolerates heat and salt spray.  May be grown as a screen.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (6) 7

Euonymus japonicus ‘Silver King’             

  • Broadleaf evergreen, variegate shrub, erect, to 12 ft tall with a 6 ft spread (3.6 × 1.8 m), rapid growing.  Leaves glossy green with cream to yellow margins.
  • Full sun.  Will grow in poor soils.  Tolerates heat and salt spray.  May be grown as a screen.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (6) 7

Euonymus japonicus ‘Silver Queen’           

  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub, upright, to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall with a 3 ft (0.9 m) spread, moderate growth rate.  Leaves leathery, glossy, light green centers with cream-white variegation on the margins (reportedly more creamy than the silvery margins of E. j. 'Silver King').
  • Full sun.  Will grow in poor soils.  Tolerates heat.  Sometimes used as a low hedge.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (6) 7
  • Oregon State Univ., campus: North side of Orchard Ave. parking lot west of Cordley Hall.

Euonymus japonicus Solar Flair®    (syn. 'Greflair')   

  • Broadleaf evergreen, variegate shrub, erect. Leaves glossy green with vivid yellow centers.
  • Full sun. Will grow in poor soils. Tolerates heat and salt spray. May be grown as a screen.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6       The Solar Flair trademark for Live Plants is owned by Greenleaf Nursery.
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  • ‘Chollipo’

    ‘Chollipo’

  • 'Silver King'

    'Silver King'

  • ‘Silver Queen’, winter

    ‘Silver Queen’, winter

  • Solar Flair®

    Solar Flair®