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Euonymus japonicus ‘Silver Queen’                  Celastraceae

Silver Queen Japanese Euonymous, Silver Queen Euonymous                u-ON-i-mus ja-PON-i-kus

  • 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.