Euonymus fortunei Harlequin - versatile and fresh
A real eye-catcher. The spindle shrub creeping spindle has the Latin name Euonymus fortunei Harlequin and spreads good humour everywhere with its attractive, dark green flowers with white speckles. New shoots look white at first, from July to August small, green-white flowers appear. When it gets cold, these decorative, ellipsoidal flowers turn soft pink. No matter how harsh the winter, the sturdy ornamental shrub will sprout again in spring as before.
The right use for Euonymus Harlequin
The spindle bush Harlequin is a very attractive ground cover. In autumn it swallows the foliage that falls from the trees by simply disappearing between its pretty leaves. With a climbing aid, it becomes a talented climber and beautifies walls and fences. The perennial multicoloured creeping spindle is a particularly beautiful facade climber, it has adhesive roots. It thrives happily on the roof terrace. The Harlequin creeping spindle is a real joy as a ground cover in the garden (12 plants per square metre). It looks impressive when edging beds and decorates your plot as an exceptionally chic hedge.
Low-maintenance small shrub, does not need fertilising
The Harlequin creeping spindle can be planted in any location, in any soil and all year round. It likes a place in the sun as well as in the shade or partial shade. The spindle shrub is very easy to prune if you want to give it a topiary, it is not necessary; because it forms a beautiful crown by itself. In the city and courtyard garden it tolerates the city climate very well, in the party and play garden it is a robust container that does not mind children and animals running around. Harlequin creeping spindle does not need fertiliser if it grows in nutrient-rich soil, but in very poor soil add a little compost or universal fertiliser.
Skillfully showcase creeping spindle'Harlequin
The low-maintenance creeping spindle is popular for planting in cemeteries and company gardens; as it is native to East Asia, it also fits well in an Asian garden. It thrives in planters and containers as well as in beds, as a screen on terraces and balconies or as a hedge shrub and topiary. Why is it called a spindle shrub? In the past, spindles were made from its sturdy wood. The Harlequin spindle shrub copes excellently with the root pressure of large plants. Planting partners of choice are the fairy white flowering garden marshmallow or the purple flowering bellflower Blue Clips
The Harlequin is a robust creeping shrub with a long life.
Buy the sturdy creeping spindle and your heart will make little leaps of joy as soon as you plant it. Get Euonymus fortunei Harlequin, a year-round fresh ornamental plant, into your garden.
Buy this robust creeping spindle and your heart will leap for joy as soon as you plant it.
You can recognise the creeping spindle from a distance by its two-coloured flowers, which are green with white speckles. Euonymus fortunei Harlequin forms very decorative white shoots that look very elegant in your borders. The ground cover is frost hardy and can be planted in many areas of the garden. It looks great in the border, but also looks good on balconies and terraces. Even if you want to plant larger areas, you can use the Harlequin creeping spindle shrub as an area planter.
Buy Euonymus fortunei'Harlequin
For one square metre, you will need about 12 plants.
The plants are pot-grown, so you can use the creeping spindle fortunei 'Harlequin' all year round.