Wintercreeper - 3 For $11.99

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Color
Green,
Categories
Ground Covers
Height At Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Exposure
Sun And Shade, Full Sun,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Bloom Season
Spring, Summer,
Usage
Flower Gardens And Beds,
Ships
Year Round
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
grow-zone
Planting Zones 5-9
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Reviews (4)

  • 5
    Winter Creeper Plants

    Posted by Beth Millner on Apr 26, 2022

    Terrific bare rooted plants

  • 5
    Winter Creeper Plants

    Posted by Dorothy Swinger on Apr 26, 2022

    Excellent plants

  • 5
    Winter Creeper Plants

    Posted by Dean Roberts on Apr 26, 2022

    Very nice, bare rooted plants

  • 5
    Winter Creeper Plants

    Posted by Henry Botts on Apr 26, 2022

    Beautiful creepers, I was very pleased

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Shipping

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Wintercreeper, Euonymus forunei 'Coloratus,' is a highly hardy member of the evergreen family

Hardy Planting Zone

Wintercreeper can be used on slopes, banks, or as ground cover. It's often used in gravel and rock gardens. It reproduces by spreading creeping stems wherever the roots are in contact with the ground. Seeds can be dispersed by animals or water.

Bloom Season and Color

 In general, Wintercreeper has shiny, oval leaves that grow early in the summer. In the fall, the leaves turn a reddish-purple. Blooms emerge in early summer and are small, greenish flowers. 

Height at Maturity

 Wintercreeper is often used for cover on slopes and to reduce erosion, this climbing vine, when mature, can grow to a length of over 20 feet

It can be trained to grow in the desired direction. Wintercreeper can grow to a height of 12 to 15 inches. Its spread can reach 24 to 36 inches.

Preferred Soil Type

 Wintercreeper can thrive in several soil types, clay, chalk, sand, or loam. It prefers soil that is moist but drains well. Quite hard, it can grow in sild that is neutral, acid, or alkaline. The water needs for this plant are average.

Sun or Shade 

 When it comes to shade or no shade, Wintercreeper is very adaptable. This plant is popular because it does well in any amount of sunlight, full sun, shade, or partial sun.

Plant Description

 Purple Wintercreeper is distinguished by its dark green leaves that spread quickly forming, dense ground cover. It's ideal for smothering weeds and preventing erosion. It's one of the most popular evergreens for ground cover. 

 Since this vine is hardy, needs little attention, proliferates, and does well in many soil types and various states of sunlight, it is an excellent choice for those who want a ground cover that requires little maintenance.

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Native to China, Japan, and Korea, wintercreeper, also known as creeping euonymus (Euonymus fortunei), is an evergreen ground cover that grows as a climbing vine. This particular vine climbs over anything in its path, including full-grown trees.

Wintercreeper tolerates a wide range of growing conditions. It will grow in full sun to deep shade on acidic, low nutrient, and bare garden-variety fertile soils. One condition that it does not like is heavy wet soil.

Its leaves are glossy dark green, oval-shaped, and slightly toothed. The one to two and a half inch-long leaves grow opposite on light-colored vines. The small, five-petaled, greenish flowers grow on long, branched stalks and produce small, round, pink-red capsules that expose their seeds when they split open.

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