( Euonymus fortunei coloratus )
Introduced into the United States in 1914 from Japan, Purple Wintercreeper is a very versatile and hardy ground cover. In the winter this evergreen's dense carper of plum-purple provides a contrast of color and texture. Purple Wintercreeper is good for rambling over tree stumps and barren rocky spots. Purple Wintercreeper requires very little maintenance.
Soil: Almost any, wet or dry, well-drained
Light: Full Sun or Light Shade
Pruning: May be done at anytime, responds well to shearing
Uses: Low hedge, ground cover, vine, foundation plantings, controls erosion on steep banks.
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