Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus' /Purple Leaf Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'   / Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
Close-up image of dense creeping ground cover
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Close-up image of dense creeping ground cover

Ground cover

Ground cover after a rather close clipping

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Scientific Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
Common Name: Purple Leaf Euonymus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Very tolerant of urban conditions where it may be used as a mounding shrub, ground cover or climbing vine. It is one of the most popular ground covers in the colder parts of its growing range.