Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Euonymus hederaceus
(sold as Ivory Jade)

Family: Celastraceae

Common name: SPINDLE TREE

Synonym: Euonymus fortunei ivory jade

Native to: China


Type: vine

Forms: clumping, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 0.00 feet

Max width: 8 feet


blue/green, white/off white


green, secondary color present


Plant features: climbing vine, evergreen, woody vine

Exposure: light shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: -20 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular

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