- Common Name: Spindle
- Synonyms: Euonymus 'Gaiety'
- Position: Full sun, Partial shade, East-facing, South-facing, West-facing, Exposed, Sheltered
- Soil: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained, Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
- Hardiness: H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters
- Habit: Evergreen, Bushy
- Height & Spread: 100cm × 150cm
A small, bushy, evergreen shrub which can climb if planted against a wall. It has rounded, pale green leaves which are ireegularly marked white, turning pink in winter. It rarely flowers, though when it does, the flowers are pale green and fairly inconspicuous. Whilst it can attain a height of 1m and more, it is easily pruned to shape and size, so makes a very versatile garden plant.
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' (v)