Scientific Name: Euonymus fortunei Form: Mounded, Round
Common Name:wintercreeper, winter creeper Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CelastraceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover, Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Glabrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, White, Jun- May
Fruit: Capsule, (Accessory tissue), Orange, Red, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Ground cover, Mixed shrub border, Sheared hedge, Small garden/space, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Low shrub or creeper (quick to form adventitious roots); leaves opposite, elliptic to oval, finely toothed, dark green, 2-6 cm long x 1-3 cm wide; fruit spherical, < 6 mm, white capsules with orange arils (seeds; fruit absent in some cvs.).