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Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Moonshadow Euonymus(9 of 15)

Evergreen vine/ground cover with shiny green leaves with yellow mottled centers
Plant in poor to average garden soil that is well-drained
Plant in full sun to moderate shade
Invasive
Height: 1-3 feet; Width: 6 feet, spreading
Hardy in USDA zones (4)5-8(9):
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun to partial shade; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; may survive better with good snow cover and protection from harsh winter wind.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 8: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch in fall; pull back mulch in spring; may not thrive in this zone.

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