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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Euonymus fortunei Coloratus PURPLE LEAF WINTERCREEPER EUONYMUS

Plant Characteristics

Northern States Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Full Shade
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Growth Rate
  • Medium
  • Fast
Soil Moisture Needs
  • Well Drained
  • Moist
  • Average
Seasons of Interest
  • Year Round
Best Usages
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Understory Planting
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
Best Characteristics
  • Foliage
  • Growth Habit

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Euonymus is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'

Buy Purple Leaf Wintercreeper Euonymus online. Semi-prostrate with deep green summer foliage turning plum color in winter.Excellent ground cover. Perfect for large area coverage, hillsides and areas not easily accessed for care.
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Mature Height:

8-12 Inches

Mature Spread:

24-36 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


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Family: Celastraceae · Common Name: Euonymus

FREE with every plant purchased:

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  • Pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included to use when planting; Hydro-Gels help retain soil moisture, and plants establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will survive drought conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.
  • Customer satisfaction survey sent after your order is received that provides you with a $10.00 off coupon code on your next order.

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quart Pot

SKU: 4014

(0.62qrt / .59 liters)
(18 units available now - S)

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Eco gallon Potted

SKU: 2315

(2.64 qrts / 2.51 liters)
(3145 units available now - G)

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Customer Testimonials

Plant arrived in NY state in very good condition with even one bloom on it when opened. Thank you for a great product.

Oneonta, NY
August 2014

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