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Euonymus fortunei 'Colorata'

Purple Leaf Wintercreeper

Plant Type: Groundcover
Exposure: Sun Tolerant  Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade  Shade Tolerant  
FULL sun to FULL shade

Extremely hardy, evergreen, clinging vine that quickly forms a dense, weed-smothering ground cover. Shiny, leathery, dark green leaves turn reddish-purple in autumn.



Growth Habit

SPILLER (low/trailing)

Landscape Application:

Not for recommended for small areas or to be grown vertically.

Euonymus fortunei 'Colorata' Plant Care:

Tolerates a wide rage of conditions with the exception of wet, heavy soils.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

Purple Leaf Wintercreeper Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Early Season (March - April)
Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Special Benefits
Ground Cover
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