Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus'
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
Euonymous fortunei 'Coloratus' has been identified as an invasive plant in certain U.S. states.
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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
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)
Landscape usesFoundation planting