Euonymus planipes (eastern Asia)
(= E. sachalinensis)
Habit: A picturesque, broadly upright large shrub, 4-5 m tall and wide, with loose twig structure; slow-growing.
Flowers: Long stems, yellowish green in loose clusters; May.
Fruits: An impressive display of fruit, 2 cm long, five-winged, carmine, orange-red seed cases, September.
Leaves: Early shoots, not sensitive to frost, beginning of April; elliptical, medium green, splendid carmine from September on, cream-white in autumn in the shade.
Demands: Sun to semi-shade, tolerates warmth, frost hardy; only for nutritious, somewhat heavy substrates, moist to fresh, slightly acidic to alkaline.
Hardiness: Zone 5b