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Euonymus fortunei Blondy Interbolwi


Compact evergreen shrub with colourful green and yellow foliage

A compact shrub which offers year round colour and little need for maintenance. It adds a splash of gold and green to any dull setting, with its creamy yellow leaves that have green margins, and can be grown in any position.


Ideal as a low hedge or planted in a tub on a patio, Blondie prefers full sunlight, or partial shade, and likes to be sheltered from harsh cold winds.


Blondie is a short but hardy evergreen that can tolerate difficult clay soil but prefers moist, but well-drained soil.

Plant details

In depth plant information

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Plant type Ornamental shrub, Ground cover
Foliage colour
Typically available March - September
Season of interest Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Evergreen Yes
Plant height 50 cm - 100 cm
Plant width 10 cm - 50 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Hazardous All parts highly toxic if eaten
Attracts bees No
Attracts butterflies No
Plant height in 5 years 50 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H4

Will perform best in these conditions

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Soil type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Medium
Planting instructions

Water the plant in its pot thoroughly before planting – give it a good soaking. Prepare the area by digging a hole twice the size of the pot. Dig compost into the base of the hole. Remove the pot and position the plant in the hole, with the top of the rootball about level with the surrounding soil. Refill the planting hole with a mixture of garden soil and compost, firming as you go. Water in well and keep well watered during the plant's first year.

Planting site Flower border and beds

Typically available

From March to September