Hearts-a-Busting, brook euonymus, strawberry bush

Hearts-a-Busting, brook euonymus, strawberry bush

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Euonymus americanus

FLOWERS: Greenish, purple flowers hang above the leaf in early summer. Very distinct. LEAVES: Opposite with serrated margins. Tapers to the base. Light green and up to 3" long. FRUIT: Beautiful red fruit in late spring-summer displayed in what appear to be little candy boxes. Hearts-a-busting comes from the fact that many marriage proposals come in the time of year when these nice fruit are present. GROWTH HABIT: Cane type growth that reaches 3' to 6' in height. Spreads by underground runners. photo credit www.ag.auburn.edu

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Deciduous Shrub
foliage Type Deciduous
Height 4 ft-6 ft
Spread 4-8 ft
Shape Upright
Primary foliage Color
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Summer
Flower Color Purple
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun or shade
Water Preferences Dry
Cold Hardiness Zone