Scientific Name: Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King'
Common Name: Silver King euonymus
Family Name: Celastraceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 1.5 - 2.0m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Winter interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Glabrous, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Green, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, (Accessory tissue), Orange, Pink
Key ID Features:
Small shrub; leaves opposite, oval, margins finely toothed, 3-7cm long; flowers inconspicuous, greenish-white, 5mm wide; fruit very show, pink with orange seeds.