|Emerald 'n Gold is a bushy shrub. Leaf form is oval, toothed and evergreen. This cultivar bears bright green leaves with broad, bright yellow margins that are tinged pink in winter. The flowers are not showy, are greenish-white appearing in early summer. The fruits can be quite showy, borne in fall, they are white capsules that dehisce to expose the bright orange seed. This plant tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, and high moisture, except swampy, full sun to full shade and pH tolerant. Native to China, introduced in 1907.