Burning Bush Shrubs are known for their brilliant red fall foliage. With dark green leaves through spring, in late summer the leaves of the Euonymus alatus compactus turn to dark burgundy red for the signature fall color. It's the deep dark red leaves of this Dwarf Burning Bush shrub that makes home gardeners want to plant this flowering shrub as foundation plants or as hedges.
Though tolerant of shade, Burning Bush shrubs require full sun to produce their vibrant red fall foliage. This easy to grow shrub transplants easily and may be sheared to a more compact size of around 4 feet. The strong corky barked branches easily hold snow in colder climates.
Plant Burning Bush Euonymus bushes in full sun for the spectacular fall foliage. Tolerant of shade, the Dwarf Burning Bush shrub does require full sun to produce the vibrant red fall foliage color. Burning Bush shrubs transplants are easily sheared for a more compact size.
Its red fruit is good as winter food winter wildlife. This deciduous plant withstands acidic or alkaline soils and a wide range of temperatures. Established Dwarf Burning Bush shrub can take some drought. Corky ridges on flat, horizontal branches make this an interesting plant in winter.
The orange red fruit produced by Burning Bushes is good as winter food for feeding winter wildlife. This deciduous bush withstands acidic or alkaline soils and a wide range of temperatures. Established Burning Bush plants can tolerate some drought once established and growing.
These larger burning bush plants size is perfect for landscaping projects such as foundation plants or natural living fence hedges.