- Botanical Name:Euonymus fortunei ‘Colorata’
- Height:4 – 6 inches.
- Spacing:36 inches.
- Depth:Plant with crown about 1/2 inch below the soil.
- Spread:36 – 60 inches.
- Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
- Color:Greenish-white, 1/4-inch flowers, not showy.
- Blooms:Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring
- Form:Perennial, Ground Cover
- Flower Form:Greenish-white, 1/4-inch flowers, not showy.
- Soil Requirements:Tolerant of all soils except swampy.
- Growth Rate:Fast once established
- Pruning:To control growth for specific landscape setting.
- Foliage:Evergreen, glossy green foliage changing to purple in winter.
- Comments:This is an evergreen clinging vine or sub-shrub. Also, an excellent rambling ground cover, with 1 inch leaves that turn purplish in the Fall and retain that color throughout the Winter. Also suitable for slopes, beneath trees or cascading over walls. Hardy to -20 degrees F. Fibrous roots. These plants are very tolerant to most any condition they may encounter. This evergreen is a rapid grower. Requires little care. Crowds out weeds and controls erosion. Flowers occur on mature specimens only.
Thrives in a wide range of conditions, from full sun to dense shade. Vining evergreen 4 to 6 in. tall foliage turns purple in fall—lovely cascading over walls. Covers 20 sq. ft.