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Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'

Orange seeds in fall/winter

Orange seeds in fall/winter

More About Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'

  • Inconspicuous green flowers
  • Berries produced in June split in the fall and reveal orange seeds
  • Glossy, medium green, rounded leaves turn purplish in the fall
  • Creeping, spreading habit
  • Will climb if supplied with a structure
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Euonymous fortunei 'Coloratus' has been identified as an invasive plant in certain U.S. states.

Zone:

5

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Green
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Purpleleaf Wintercreeper Growing and Maintenance Tips

Euonymus can tolerate a range of soils and conditions, but has no tolerance for standing water. 'Coloratus' makes an excellent ground cover, rerooting where it touches the ground.


Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Fall Color
Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Trailing
Climbing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'

Diervilla lonicera

Diervilla lonicera

Bush Honeysuckle