Euonymous japonicus ‘Silver King’

(Silver King Euonymous)

By May 10, 2018
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Euonymous japonicus ‘Silver King’

It’s easy to see why this plant variety is so popular. Euonymous japonicus ‘Silver King’ is a plant prized for its glossy green leaves accented by an impressive golden border. Its dense growth habit combined with dramatic foliage gives this variety year-round interest. Also commonly known as Silver King Euonymous, this plant attracts birds and butterflies bringing genuine attention from all shapes and sizes.

Where to plant

Known to be adaptable to poor soil conditions and tolerant of heat conditions, the Euonymous japonicus ‘Silver King’ is an obvious choice if you are seeking a plant that requires low maintenance. Consider planting it as a privacy screen, cut it into a topiary or use it as a background paired with other plants varying in size. With a moderate growth rate and an average landscape size of 6 feet tall by 3 feet wide, this evergreen plant variety can add interesting color and texture to your next landscape design.

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Botanical Name: Euonymous japonicus 'Silver King'

Common Name: Silver King Euonymous

Average Landscape Size: 6' x 3'

Plant Type: Evergreen

Foliage Color: Green & Gold

Special Features: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Dramatic Color, Low Maintenance, Year-round Interest, Hedging Plant, Topiary,