Whoever said evergreens only have to be one shade of green? Monocolored is so last year, spice up your evergreen game wit the Ivory Jade Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Ivory Jade')!
Just as the name suggests, this shrub boasts beautiful green leaves with ivory white margins. It's not too shy either! You'll be simply charmed by the sheer amount of leaves this plant produces.
It's almost as if the tips of these leaves have permanent snow dusting along their edges. It looks like a perfectly executed Pinterest project.
As the holiday's approach, you'd think Ivory Jade was dressing up to impress the inlaws. Instead of keeping its tried and true colors, its leaves will begin to be tinged with pink. Giving a nice contrast to the rich green leaves.
Or course, the true knockout feature of this plant is its ability to be used in so many different ways. Wanting it to fill in underneath another taller plant, it'll do that. Have a brick wall that's just begging for a little extra color, no problem!
Counting the ways this Wintercreeper gives you it's all would take all day, but snagging one of your own up is just a few moments away. Order yours from our expert growers here at Nature Hills Nursery today!
Sure, Ivory Jade is a phenomenal addition to your garden in the usual ways. It'll accent a perennial flower bed without overpowering the brighter colors next to it.
You can also use this evergreen near the back of your garden and use it as a nice backdrop. Its evergreen nature will mean you're never without color wherever it's planted.
If you think Ivory Jade is just an evergreen shrub though, we've got some news for you! This specimen can climb!
Yes, you can have this fantastic foliage meander up a brick wall or add a pretty little trellis to your garden path and cover it with bright leaves highlighted by rich green centers! Talk about the photo opportunities!
Plus, just like when it accents perennial plants without overshadowing, it'll give your Instagram shots a unique background without taking over your picture.
While this Wintercreeper is a cottage garden owner's dream, you can also use this quite effectively as a groundcover if you've got a bit of space to cover. It also makes an excellent low border for the edges of your property.
Do you have a Japanese Maple or another accent tree that needs a little bit of eye candy towards the ground? Ivory Jade has you, and the ground, covered!
Ivory Jade gets the gold star when it comes to easy to grow plants. Simply plant it either full sun or partial shade, perhaps a little more on the shady side in particularly hot regions.
When picking out the perfect spot to plant this specimen, well-drained soil will make it the happiest, and good air circulation is always a good idea and a great way to make sure you have the healthiest plant possible.
Ivory Jade isn't too picky about urban settings either. It'll thrive even in those rather polluted inner-city environments.
Should you like to give your Wintercreeper a little trim, we recommend doing so in the early spring, before the growing season really begins. Just grab your favorite pair of sharp shears and prune where needed.
If you'd like, consider adding a layer of mulch around your plant starting about one inch away from the base. Not only does this add to the overall aesthetic of your garden, but it'll also help shield the roots from the worst of the heat and conserve water!
Use this uniquely growing plant anywhere you'd like a little pop of color. The green with white variegated leaf margins brings that added "wow" to your garden wherever it's planted. Order an Ivory Jade Wintercreeper to finish your garden projects today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Euonymus fortunei 'Ivory Jade'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||5 - 6 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Pruning Time||Early Spring|