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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 no shadow, sun 10-15 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
shadow, sun 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 no 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

Vinca major WOJO'S JEM 'Vinwoj'
Bigleaf Periwinkle WOJO'S JEM 'Vinwoj'

Shrub covered with large (4-8 cm across), dark evergreen leaves with irregular creamy-white splashes in the middle. Numerous violet-blue flowers growing from the axils sprinkle the plant from April till June and in smaller amounts till the end of summer. ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.3-1 m 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5-11 6B - 8Zones 6B - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5-11 6B - 8Zones 6B - 8

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 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 5 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun 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 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun 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 no 0.5 m 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 7-11 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun 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 no 0.5 m 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun 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

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 1/4 sun, shadow, sun 8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun 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 no 0.5 m 1/4 sun, shadow, sun, 3/4 sun 5-8 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
1/4 sun, shadow, sun, 3/4 sun 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 'Cordifolia'
Climbing Hydrangea ‘Cordifolia’

A dwarf variety of roundish leaves 4-6 cm in diameter, green, glossy on the upper side and white and green underneath, serrated and set on long petioles. Flowers are sterile, cream coloured, honey scented and scarce, gathered in corymbs, blooming in June ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.1 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Hydrangea anomala 'Mirranda'
Climbing Hydrangea 'Mirranda'

A new cultivar with green leaves with yellow margins. White flowers in corymbs, in June-July. It climbs by attaching itself to the support by aerial root and can grow up to 6-10 m tall (0,5 m annually). Frost hardy. Thrives best in moist and acid soils in..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers no 0.5 m 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7