- Native Plants
- Euonymous americanus. Strawberry Bush
Euonymous americanus. Strawberry Bush
Note: These are deciduous shrubs that we purchased as bareroot plants this winter. They have not yet emerged from dormancy.
Also called American Strawberry Bush, Strawberry Bush, Brook Euonymus, Hearts-a-burstin, Bursting Heart, Wahoo
This airy, deciduous shrub grows 6-12 ft. tall. Its ridged twigs become purplish when exposed to the sun. Pale green flowers with purple stamens have five, distinct clawed petals. Bright green, oval leaves become dark red in fall when bright red fruits open to reveal orange seeds.