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DESCRIPTION: A spectacular and compact garden shrub which turns a luminous florescent pink color in fall, very showy; a shapely mounded growth habit and interesting corky wings on the branches; a very popular and adaptable landscape plant.
BOTANICAL NAME: Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 1.5 Meters
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 1.5 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun to partial shade
FLOWER COLOUR: Insignificant
FLOWERING TIME: N/A
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green turning florescent pink
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -34.4° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Fall Colour
Compact Winged Burning Bush has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding cherry red in the fall. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. It produces red capsules from early to late fall. The warty brown bark and harvest gold branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Compact Winged Burning Bush is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Compact Winged Burning Bush is recommended for the following landscape applications:
Planting & Growing
Compact Winged Burning Bush will grow to be about 7 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.
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.
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Cedars & Perennials only come with an in-season warranty only. Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.