Winter Creeper, Fortune’s Spindle, Spindle
Winter Creeper (Euonymus fortunei), also known as Fortune’s Spindle, is a low maintenance and evergreen shrub. It can be used as ground cover for sunny to shady places. Creeping and compact growing cultivars with green and colored leaves are available.
Full sun to full shade. Cultivars with white or yellow variegated leaves need some sunlight so that their leaves can colour intensively.
Euonymus fortunei is adaptive to humus-rich, sandy-loamy or sandy soil but does best under average conditions.
Tolerates dryness for a short time but will grow better if kept evenly moist the year round.
Z 5 (-24 °C / -11.2 °F)
With support, for example through a tree, shoots can reach several feet in length.
Only adult plants are flowering.
Yes, especially the seeds are poisonous.