Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus' Purple Wintercreeper
An evergreen, trailing groundcover with 1 1/2" - 2", green, oval shaped leaves. Commonly known as Purple Wintercreeper because the leaves turn burgundy in the Fall. Stems root along nodes. Excellent for erosion control. Rapid growth habit. Tolerates any well drained soil conditions. It is drought tolerant once established. Best used as a ground cover for large, hard to cover areas. It is a tough ground cover that will grow in most any condition. Euonymus Coloratus will climb. Useful to cover low walls. But not a good choice for a groundcover in beds with shrubs due to its climbing nature. Easily kept off trees when maintained. A good early Spring pruning improves appearance and maintains its ground cover quality. Can be pruned again mid season if needed. Mature height up to 2', spread 3', climbs 20'
- Full Sun to Shade
- Tough Ground Cover
- Leaves turn Burgundy in Winter
- Keep pruned to 8"-12" for best ground cover look
- Use for large hard to cover areas.
- Height: 24 Inches
- Spread: 2-4 Feet
- Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.