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Euonymus fortunei ‘Kewensis’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A tough and reliable ground cover plant, Euonymus fortunei 'Kewensis' is evergreen and has small, dark green leaves, forming an attractive dense, mat in time.

A very useful ground cover plant for growing in a difficult shady area, Euonymus fortunei 'Kewensis' also looks lovely when planted in rock gardens or in containers.

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Euonymus fortunei ‘Kewensis’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or shade.
Soil: Well drained soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: July - August.
Flower Colour: White (Inconspicuous)
Rate of Growth: Slow.
Habit: Very low, spreading ground cover plant.
Height: up to 15 cm (½ ft)
Spread: 1 m (3 ft)

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Common names

Evergreen bittersweet


Euonymus fortunei ‘Kewensis’ (Evergreen bittersweet). This forms a dense carpet of tiny, dark green leaves.


They are fully to frost hardy and will need sun or semi-shade in any well drained soil. If grown in full sun, soil for evergreen species should not be very dry.

Interest and use

Ground cover, suitable for coastal conditions.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Euonymus fortunei ‘Kewensis’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Heavy, Light, Medium, Poor quality, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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