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Hardiness Zone:
1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11

Mature Height:
3 ft

Mature Width:
up to 40 ft

Growth Per Year:
3-4 ft

Light Requirement:
Full Shade

Soil Requirement:
Moist , Average

Winter Creeper-Euonymus fortunei Hardy Planting Zones- 4-9 Sun or Shade – Partial Shade to Full Sun Mature Height - 6-24" (2-3' shrub)(40-70' Vine) Mature Width- 10' - 20' Bloom Season – no flowers Gardener Status- Beginner

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Here's how your plants will look on arrival. All plants are dormant with no leaves or foliage.

Winter Creeper - Euonymus Fortunei


Also known as the "Fortune's Spindle," because of its curvy vine which winds upwards when adequately supported. The wintercreeper is a favorite landscaping plant that has beautiful foliage whose beautiful prismatic colors include yellow, white and green with a hint of purple. These hearty plants make a great ornamental addition to any landscape or garden. Thriving in both full and partial sunlight, ideal for a corner section of the front yard. Enhancing its appearance, while helping to raise the property value of a home. The wintercreeper also beautifies a property all year round, as long as they are well protected against frigid winter temperatures. It is a rapidly growing plant, which has been known to reach an astounding length of sixty-six feet. Similar to the ivy family, using small rootlets on its leaves for climbing. A wintercreeper grows best in areas that have an outlet for rainwater to escape and in soil that's at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Depending on the ground condition, sometimes a rotor tiller allows the dirt to loosen up more easily. Due to their beautiful foliage low maintenance and fast growth rate, many homeowners use them as a landscape addition. After several months it is time to begin pruning the plant, for keeping their growth under control. When properly maintained, the wintercreeper makes a unique piece of art for yards. Climbing up walls, tree stumps, shrubs, and bushes, adding just the right touch to any landscaping masterpiece. Between May and June, they bloom greenish-yellow flowers with small pinkish-red seed capsules. These are also a favorite plant of nature enthusiasts, attracting all sorts of songbirds and small mammals. Presenting a pleasant environment for everyone to observe. The wintercreeper is wind tolerant and can even be planted in seaside locations as well. Helping to transform an ordinary yard into a heavenly oasis of beauty. These beautiful vines are shipped out to the consumer while they're dormant, ensuring the arrival of a plant that's in tip-top shape.

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 Dark green or green-white variegated, thick, egg-shaped leaves, from 1 ƒto 2 inches long, with toothed margins and silvery veins. Stems are narrow and warty and have trailing roots. Clusters of green and white flowers are produced on long stalks from June to July and are followed in the autumn by pinkish to red capsules that split open to expose seeds. It spreads vegetatively with the help of lateral shoots. It grows best in Eastern states.