1. Paloma Blanca Euonymus
Euonymus japonicus ‘Lankveld03’
Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide in 10 years
Conditions: Partial shade; moist, fertile, well-drained soil
Native Range: Japan and Korea
Euonymus is known for being a workhorse in the landscape, and this compact, slow-growing cultivar is no exception. What makes this such a treasure is its spectacular new growth. In spring, glowing creamy white shoots emerge on the tips of each upright branch, giving the appearance of fresh snow. As the shoots grow, the color intensifies to bright white. The effect is brilliant against the older dark green foliage and brightens the garden from spring until fall. It makes a beautiful container plant.
2. Chardonnay Pearls® Deutzia
Deutzia gracilis ‘Duncan’
Size: 3 feet tall in bloom and 5 to 6 feet wide in 10 years
Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Native Range: Japan
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