Euonymus japonicus “Elegantissimus Aureus”

Euonymus japonicus “Elegantissimus Aureus”
Euonymus japonicus “Elegantissimus Aureus”

Plant type


Common name
Evonimo Aurea, Evonimo variegato




  • Shrubs


  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 06-June
  • 07-July
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 7

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a cultivar of Euonymus japonicus appreciated for its variegated foliage. Leaves are green at the centre and yellow-gold at the edge.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is cultivated as an ornamental plant mainly in northern Italy. It adapts to all soils, including sandy and well-drained ones. It hat an high resistance to marine climate and urban pollution.

Use: It is used as an ornamental plant because of its variegated foliage. It is widely used in mixed borders and hedges, in gardens near the seaside. It is also used in pots and planters.