Purple Wintercreeper Plant

Fast Growing and Adaptable

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Purple Wintercreeper Plant

Fast Growing and Adaptable

  • Vining evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial
  • Foliage turns purple in the fall
  • Grows 4-6 in. tall
  • Ideal as a ground cover
  • Tolerates a range of soil conditions
A perennial ground cover, named for its purple fall foliage, Purple Wintercreeper is a vigorous plant with glossy green leaves that tolerates a range of soil and light conditions, from full sun to dense shade. This vining evergreen to semi-evergreen plant grows 4-6 in. tall and is lovely cascading over walls. It's also a good choice for planting on slopes for erosion control or as an edger along paths and sidewalks. In some parts of the country, it can be invasive. Zones 4-8.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/2/22 - 6/3/22
4B 5/2/22 - 6/3/22
5A 4/11/22 - 6/3/22
5B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
6A 3/14/22 - 6/3/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
7A 2/24/22 - 6/3/22
7B 2/21/22 - 6/3/22
8A 2/17/22 - 5/13/22
8B 2/14/22 - 5/13/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/3/22
8A-10B: 5/9/22

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Euonymus fortunei 'Colorata'
  • Height: 4 - 6 inches.
  • Spacing: 36 inches.
  • Depth:Plant with crown about 1/2 inch below the soil.
  • Spread:36 - 60 inches.
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Color: Greenish-white, 1/4-inch flowers, not showy.
  • Size: Bareroot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Form: Perennial, Ground Cover
  • Flower Form: Greenish-white, 1/4-inch flowers, not showy.
  • Soil Requirements: Tolerant of all soils except swampy.
  • Growth Rate: Fast once established
  • Pruning: To control growth for specific landscape setting.
  • Foliage: Evergreen, glossy green foliage changing to purple in winter.

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