Ivy-like growth makes this an outstanding evergreen groundcover or low, spreading shrub. Deep green foliage turns a beautiful, rich plum color during the cool season. Tolerates some shade, particularly in hot climates. Will climb nearby structures or walls.
Common Name: Purpleleaf Wintercreeper
Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
Watering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus for-TU-ne-i ko-lo-RAH-ta
Average landscape size:Moderate, wide-spreading to 2 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage