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Winged Euonymus


This is an attractive, deciduous shrub that is useful in foundation plantings for its sturdy structure, and green foliage that provide contrast with other more brightly colored plants. It is especially striking in fall when it turns a brilliant shade of red.

Euonymus alatus 'Compacta'

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Brilliant red fall color.

Leaf texture : Leathery

Leaf length : 3"

Leaf shape : ovate-elliptic

Leaf color : Dark green

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : 6-8 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -30 to -25 F( Z4a)

Sunset zone : 2b-10, 14-16

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes