Winter Creeper (Euonymus fortunei) [yew-ON-ih-mus for-TOON-ee-eye]

Other Names creeping euonymus, wintercreeper, fortune's spindle
Name_Pronunciation u-ON-i-mus for-TU-ne-i
Description

Evergreen, often vine-like shrub with an extensive native range, including parts of China and Southeast Asia. Wintercreeper can grow like a vine to over 50 feet if provided with support! Some popular cultivars (for instance, Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow') are shrub forms. It is tolerant of a broad range of environmental conditions, so it has become invasive in some natural areas in the eastern United States.

Named Cultivars Euonymus fortunei 'Alban', Euonymus fortunei 'Blondy', Euonymus fortunei 'Canadale Gold', Euonymus fortunei 'Colorata' PURPLE LEAF, Euonymus fortunei 'Coloratus', Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n Gold', Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'n' Gold', Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety', Euonymus fortunei 'Green Lane', Euonymus fortunei 'Kewensis', Euonymus fortunei 'Longwood', Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow', Euonymus fortunei 'Roemertwo', Euonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie', Euonymus fortunei 'Sunrise', Euonymus fortunei 'Sunspot', Euonymus fortunei 'Trautmanii', Euonymus fortunei 'Variegatus', Euonymus fortunei 'Vegeta', Euonymus fortunei 'Vegetus Low', Euonymus fortunei 'WALDBOLWI' GOLDY, Euonymus x fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial Vine-like shrub
Mature Size 12 - 36 inches tall. 24 - 600 inches wide.
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance Does not grow well in heavy wet soils.
Zones 5a - 9b
Tags Wet Site Tolerant
 
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