Euonymus fortunei var coloratus
A tough, useful and evergreen, ground cover plant, Euonymus fortunei var coloratus has a dense growing habit and forms a sprawling, thick, bushy mat.
A tough, useful and evergreen, ground cover plant, Euonymus fortunei var coloratus has a dense growing habit and forms a sprawling, thick, bushy mat. It has lustrous, dark green leaves which develop purple and orange tints in autumn and winter.
Euonymus fortunei var. coloratus is a versatile plant good as ground cover and ideal for growing as on slopes, where it can help control erosion or in shaded areas.
- Position: Full sun or shade.
- Soil: Any fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April.
- Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
- Habit: Euonymus fortunei var. coloratus grows to be a thick, mat forming ground cover plant. Can be pruned to reduce size
- Height: 80 - 100 cm (2 - 3 ft).
- Spread: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft).
- Notes: Euonymus fortunei var. coloratus is best planted in areas with plenty of available space in which it can spread. If keeping this plant confined to a smaller space, new growth and shoots should be dug up and removed each year to restrict the spread.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade, Shade
- Eventual Size
- Ground Cover
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Acid, Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Damp/Wet, Site: Coastal Areas, Soil: Alkaline, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Windy
- Special Features