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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
spindle 'Emerald Gaiety'
Euonymus fortunei EMERALD GAIETY Euonymus 'Gaiety'
Euonymus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees, often with fine autumn colour, and small flowers followed by colourful fruits
'Emerald Gaiety' is a small, bushy evergreen shrub, but climbing if planted against a wall. Leaves rounded, with an irregular white margin, tinged pink in winter; rarely flowers
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens Wall-side Borders Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests May be attacked by caterpillars and scale insects
May be subject to powdery mildews and a leaf spot
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