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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 'Silver Queen'
Euonymus fortunei f. radicans 'Silver Queen'
Euonymus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees, often with fine autumn colour, and small flowers followed by colourful fruits
'Silver Queen' is a bushy evergreen shrub with dark green, ovate leaves margined with white and often tinged pink, and inconspicuous pale green flowers in summer, occasionally followed by pale pink fruits
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, 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
Banks and Slopes Ground Cover Hedging & Screens Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Can get vine weevil damage on the foliage, horse chestnut scale and caterpillars
May be affected by powdery mildews
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spindle 'Silver Queen'
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