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Euonymus 'Harliquin'

essex, England Eng

hi there, does anyone know the middle bit of the name(Spec)? i am Guessing it's not japonica as they are usually larger..this one has small leaves speckled green and cream, and i think will climb up my wall, and sprawl along the ground, it is quite shrubby and evergreen, but i think ground cover type... i have looked it up in the RHS guide but it's not listed - must be a new one.




I think it may be 'fortunei' which is a dwarf evergreen creeping vine and has variegated leaves. Euonymus fortunei 'Harlequin'

1 Feb, 2009


Thanks Bernieh, i thought it might be, now you have confirmed that for me i can list it properly.

1 Feb, 2009


Yes, the species is definitely fortunei. It is named after Robert Fortune (1812-1880), a plant explorer in the Far East for nearly twenty years

1 Feb, 2009


Thanks Andrew, have you seen the other little shrub i have had problems ID-ing? would love to know your thoughts on this, one member saggested Cassiope..

2 Feb, 2009

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