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Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Extremely hardy evergreen vine that quickly forms a dense, weed-smothering ground cover. Shiny, leathery, dark green leaves turn reddish in fall. Naturalize in wooded areas or use as erosion control.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in sun to shade. Tolerates wide range of soils and soil conditions, except for wet ones. Spreads rapidly by creeping stems which root where they touch the ground. Good tolerance for urban conditions.

Flower Color

Greenish white

Foliage Color

Dark green turning dark purple in fall

Plant Spread

1-3 ft.

Good Companions

Plant Height

6-12 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average to medium water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Ground cover, Will naturalize, Evergreen

Bloom Time


Critter Resistance


Full sun

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests