UNFORGETTABLE FIRE®

Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus

'Hayman'

USPP 21,634; CBR 4389

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  • Fall color
  • Improved hardiness
  • Versatile
Description

A truly compact variety of burning bush. Unforgettable Fire® euonymus is a truly compact form of burning bush with dense, fine branching and smaller leaves. It is a superior production plant and makes a much fuller container than conventional cultivars. Outstanding fall color. Developed by Michael Hayman of Louisville, KY.

USDA Zone
4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)
Exposure
Full sun
Height
5 - 7'
Width
5 - 7'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
Green
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Adaptable, but avoid wet soils.

Pruning

Prune or trim to shape in early spring if desired. Avoid cutting into thick stems unless you are removing them completely.

Uses

Mass plantings; specimen; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips

The only notable feature of this plant is its fall foliage, so full sun is recommended to bring out its best. May be trimmed or shape, but recovery is slow from cuts into heavy, older stems.