Shrub

Spindle (Blondy) (aka Euonymus fortunei Blondy)

  • Location:

    I am mostly native to East Asia, extending to the Himalayas.
  • Looks:

    I am a compact evergreen shrub with bright deep yellow, oval leaves narrowly margined with dark green.
  • Height:

    I can grow to 60cm tall.
  • Environment:

    I thrive in full or partial shade, however my variegation will be improved when grown in a sunny position.
  • Flowers:

    I am mainly known for my showy yellow and green foliage.
  • Grooming:

    Prune to shape me in mid to late Spring.
  • Life Span:

    I reach my full maturity after 10 years.
  • Feeding:

    I like moist but well-drained soil.
  • Fact:

    I might give you an upset tummy if you eat me.
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