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Sarcoxie Wintercreeper

Euonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie'

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Sarcoxie Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie') at Make It Green Garden Centre

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie') at Make It Green Garden Centre

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  4 feet

Spread:  12 feet

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  5a

Other Names:  Wintercreeper Euonymus

Description:

A spreading, sprawling broadleaf evergreen vine with dark green leaves sporting white accents; can actually grow to be a large shrub or trained to climb structures; very versatile and adaptable, makes a great color accent

Ornamental Features

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features abundant showy shell pink capsules from mid to late fall. It has attractive white-variegated dark green foliage. The glossy oval leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. The flowers are not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Insects

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Sarcoxie Wintercreeper will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under average home landscape conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden  Groundcover 
Applications
Fruit  Foliage Color  Winter Value 
Ornamental Features