Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Hearts-a-Bustin' (Euonymus americanus)
    Bittersweet Family
    Blooms: Green, 3-4 weeks, May-June
    Leaves: Dark green, narrow, red fall color
    Space: 3-4’
    Soil: Average-moist
    Exposure:  Part shade-light shade
    Fauna: Bees, fruit for birds and mammals
    Seeds: Very attractive bright pink fruit burst open to reveal orange seeds
    Deer Resistance: Low
    Zone: 6-9
    Native Status: NC Native, common across the state
    Provenance: North Carolina ecotype, seed and asexually produced