PURPLE WINTERCREEPER 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.