Purple Wintercreeper

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Purple Wintercreeper | Euonymus Coloratus fortunei

Commonly called purple wintercreeper, it is primarily a trailing evergreen ground cover form which typically grows to 6 to 9 inches tall and spreads indefinitely by rooting stems.

Purple Wintercreeper or Euonymus Coloratus fortunei is a dense, woody-stemmed, broadleaf evergreen plant which comes in a variety of forms. It may be a trailing ground cover, a mounding shrub or a climbing vine

Creeping euonymus is a versatile ground cover for sunny or shady areas in the landscape. Also effective as an edger along paths or sidewalks, as a slope cover where it can also provide erosion control, as a foundation planting or as an ivy-like climbing vine for covering walls, chimneys or fences. A great lawn substitute.
Space wintercreeper plants 18 inches apart. 100 plants will cover 225 square feet.


Purple wintercreeper plants are available in 2 sizes:

  • 3.5 Inch Pot - 1 Plant
  • Bare root plants - 1 Order Contains 25 Plants

Please note - this plant does not ship into IN, MD or NY.

  • Category: Groundcover Plants, Perennials, Evergreen Perennials
  • Plant Type: Evergreen
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial
  • Soil Condition: Well Drained, Moist
  • Mature Height: 0 - 1ft
  • Growth Rate: Fast-Growing
  • Planting Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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