• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Exceptional Fall Color
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:yoo-ON-ih-mus a-LAY-tus kom-PAK-ta
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous; prized for foliage.
    Flower color:Green
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
    Design IdeasBurning Bush is usually planted as a single specimen or in a grove. It can make a good, natural hedge with changes in every season. Use to brighten dark corners in architecture or in groves of coniferous evergreens to add brilliance and a spot of seasonal color.
    Companion PlantsFothergilla (Fothergilla); Cranberry Bush (Viburnum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Spirea (Spiraea); Rose (Rosa)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easy to grow; adapts to most average, well-drained soils. Avoid poorly drained, soggy soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Apply fertilizer in early spring. For best fall color, site in full sun, avoid drought stress, and do not heavily prune.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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