Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
One of the few “good” Euonymus, this native shrub gives a spectacular show each fall. The raspberry color husks of the seed capsules burst open to reveal DayGlo orange covered seeds, hence the common name Heart’s-a-Bustin’. This surreal effect is fun to show children and adults!
Print Version: Euonymus americanus, Strawberry Bush
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets.