Purpleleaf Euonymus Details

Purpleleaf Euonymus

  • Also Known As: Purple Wintercreeper
  • Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Colotara'
  • Plant Type: Groundcover
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Erosion Control, Lawn substitute
  • Ornamental Value:
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season:
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 1'
  • Plant Height: 1.5'


Brilliant red fall color that lasts through the winter.

Ground Cover Care Guide

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