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Wintercreeper, Purple

Euonymus fortunei  ​‘Coloratus’ (you-ON-eh-mus for-TUNE-ee-eye)

Evergreen - Sun to part shade

8" - 12" groundcover Spacing 12"

HABIT:  Evergreen groundcover, spreads by runners; reddish fall color that lasts through winter. Sun or partial shade is best exposure. Moderate water and fertilization. Establishes fast if planted properly with mulch applied after planting.

CULTURE:  Well-drained, well-prepared beds. Moderate water and fertilization requirements. Zones 4 - 9.

USES:  Groundcover for large areas.

PROBLEMS:  Scale occasionally.

NOTES:  Avoid E. radicans and other larger-leafed varieties. Native to China.

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