Burning Bush Shrub - Euonymus alatus
When landscaping your yard the burning bush will add not only beauty but works as a privacy screen or just an addition to your patio in a pot. This is an easily grown shrub that can be thinned and pruned while still young to keep it under control. The ease of growing makes this the perfect plant for both experienced gardeners and their novice counter-parts.
For those choosing this particular shrub for their landscape needs the planting options are unrivaled by other more limited shrubs. Along the driveway, around the edge of your lawn, or sitting in the center of your garden the burning bush is a welcome addition for everyone.
While it is one of the most common shrubs in the lawn and garden department, there happens to be a perfectly good answer to that, because of its versatility and ease in growing for all desiring beauty. Keep it trimmed down to make a small ornamental piece or let nature take its course allowing the bush to blossom out to full size.
This deciduous shrub is full of oval shaped leaves becoming a flaming red color to add fall color to the end of your gardening year. Its foliage will hold a deep color for many weeks in the late fall taking the nearly insignificant yellow flowers into a wild life treat of berries late in the year.
Burning bushes may be a common addition to gardens but once you have seen the brilliant fall color you will understand the reasoning behind their choice. Delightful greens throughout the spring and fiery red in the fall makes burning bush a stand out among shrubs for all gardeners.
A native of Asia, the Burning Bush plant in America has continued to be a popular choice of bush to plant amongst landscapes in yards since the 1860’s. The lush, dense bushes easily fill in areas of a landscape where it is lacking foliage. For those who prefer full, thick and solid landscapes- this plant is a great addition to have. Normally displaying green leaves, the leaves turn into a brilliant and stunning red during the fall. This literally gives the bush the appearance of being virtually on fire. Hence giving this plant it’s very descriptive name. Pick these bushes to add perfect splashes of red across a green lawn or landscape.
Burning bush gives the garden a very unique color in the autumn
Burning bush features a greeny-blue foliage in the spring and summer. Once it hit the autumn you’re in for a treat as it will then show off a burning red colour, giving it its name. With a little bit of creativity in the placement of these bushes within a landscape they will produce surprising visual appeal wherever they are placed when fall arrives.