Euonymus fortunei var. coloratus (syn.E. f. Coloratus) Celastraceae
Coloratus (Wintercreeper) Euonymus, Purple Wintercreeper u-ON-i-mus for-TU-ne-i
- Vigorous, 8-24 inches (20-60 cm) tall; foliage deep glossy green, turns plum-red in cold fall and winter weather. However, Dirr (1998) points out that there may be several clones in the nursery trade and some do turn purple in winter.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4