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Euonymus fortunei 'Kewensis'
Euonymus fortunei 'Kewensis'

The most compact variety creating very low cover (5-10 cm height). Small evergreen leaves (1-1.5 cm) are dark with light green venation and turn red in autumn. It climbs over supports by means of rootlets. It thrives in every average, moderately moist but..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves sun, shadow 10-15 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, shadow 10-15 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Euonymus fortunei 'Canadale Gold'
Euonymus fortunei 'Canadale Gold'

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Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves 0.8 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'

The most vigorous of all euonymus. Large, 6 cm across, evergreen glossy leaves turn deep scarlet in autumn and become green again in spring. This change of colours provides year round interest and enlivens the garden. A perfect groundcover plant for sunny..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 0.8 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'

Small, 3 cm across, deep green leaves with irregular white margins. Stems creep along the ground, creating an effect of a green-white wave. Plant between 7 and 10 plants per square meter. It can freeze during harsh winters.

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 0.5 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald'n'Gold'
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald'n'Gold'

Small, 3 cm across, green leaves with bright yellow margins. The variegation disappears when grown in deep shade. Stems are erect to semi-erect and will grow even up to 2 m high when planted near a support (a fence or a tree). If trimmed, they will spread..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves 0.5 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Interbolwi'
Euonymus fortunei 'Interbolwi'

Small, 3 cm across, deep green leaves with a bright yellow center. The form is spreading in habit and doesn't need pruning. It's suitable for growing over large areas, filling up space between taller shrubs, or creating edgings. It grows well both in sun ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves 0.5 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Hedera helix 'Thorndale'
Common Ivy 'Thorndale'

This vigorous and spreading climber is recognized as one of the hardiest ivy cultivars. Reaches a height of over 20m (1m of annual growth). Notable for its glossy dark green leathery leaves with white veins. It attaches itself to supports by aerial roots...

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1 m shadow, sun, 3/4 sun 4 5A - 10Zones 5A - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
shadow, sun, 3/4 sun 4 5A - 10Zones 5A - 10

Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'
Spindle, Fortune's spindle, Winter creeper 'Harlequin'

Low growing, procumbent, evergreen shrub of compact  habit and attractive leaves ˗ evergreen with  pronounced cream-coloured splashes that turn pinkish in autumn and winter. A great cover plant for large gardens and public areas. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Le..

Introduced by Brookeside Gardens, Maryland, USA in 1990.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves 0.3-0.5 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 10-15 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 10-15 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Virginia Creeper

A strong-growing, self-clinging vine adhering itself to supports by means of leaf tendrils - commonly referred to as "Virginia Creeper". Tall-growing, reaches a height of 10-20m (1-2m of annual growth). A fully hardy, healthy and undemanding species. Gree..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Sunspot'
Euonymus fortunei 'Sunspot'

Small, 4 cm across, elliptic, boldly corrugated, deep green leaves with a bright yellow center. Leaves turn slightly red in winter. Young shoots are yellow and spread over the ground, forming an attractive yellow-green carpet. No pruning required. It’s su..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 0.5 m sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Euonymus fortunei 'Silver Queen'
Euonymus fortunei 'Silver Queen'

A charming plant with attractive foliage: relatively large leaves, 5 cm across, are creamy-yellow in spring and over time turn green with a wide creamy-yellow margin. The margin becomes white in summer. It tolerates pruning well and forms quickly a dense ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5-8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5-8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Hedera colchica 'Dentata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata'

A striking, strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large leaves but moderate frost hardiness. Selected before 1870 by J. F. Ruprecht in the native site in Caucasus. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly d..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Dentata Variegata'
Colchis Ivy 'Dentata Variegata'

A striking, strong-growing variety of ivy with exceptionally large leaves, splashed with cream colour but of a moderate frost hardiness. Selected in Great Britain before 1907. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregul..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, XI no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera colchica 'Sulphur Heart'
Colchis Ivy 'Sulphur Heart'

A striking, very strong-growing ivy variety of exceptionally large green and yellow leaves but moderate frost hardiness. The leaves are 15-20 cm long, varying from ovate to cordate, non-lobed, irregularly dentate, evergreen, leathery, lustrous, green with..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1-2 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 7 - 10Zones 7 - 10

Hedera helix 'Białystok'
Common Ivy 'Białystok'

A strong-growing and strong-propagating Polish variety of ivy, relatively frost hardy, selected in North-eastern Poland. Large leaves(8-12 cm), usually with 5 lobes, leathery, evergreen. Dark green on the upper side, underside is light green, as are the v..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 5B - 10Zones 5B - 10

Hydrangea anomala GREEN RACER®
Climbing Hydrangea GREEN RACER®

A compact but fast growing cultivar of heart-shaped or ovate leaves. Flowers gathered in umbels open in June and July. Frost hardy, undemanding and disease and pest resistant, particularly recommended for small gardens. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves decorat..

Selected by Szczepan Marczyński out of plants found in natural sites in Japan. Introduced in the market by Clematis The Source of Good Climbers, Poland in 2015.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves no 2-3 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 2-4 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun, shadow 2-4 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Rosa FAIRY DANCE 'Harward'
Trailing rose FAIRY DANCE 'Harward'

A groundcover rose, long-blooming and highly resistant to disease. Well adapted to Polish winters. Ideally suited for urban green areas. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: A compact shrub of moderate height. Flowers double, deep red, gathered in large inflorescences; b..

ORIGIN: Harkness, Great Britain ,1979.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no 0.4-1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 3-6 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 3-6 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8