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Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' /Compact Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'   / Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Low, compact growing shrub in autumn color growing in Shelby Township, MI
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Low, compact growing shrub in autumn color growing in Shelby Township, MI

No shrub has more striking autumn color than the burning bush

Several shrubs planted near a building showing natural form

In early autumn

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Scientific Name: Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Common Name: Compact Burning Bush
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Excellent for autumn color. Can be used in foundation plantings, if kept properly pruned. May be used as hedge, screen or group plantings.