PLANT OF THE MONTH
Grown for its dramatic autumn foliage and its highly decorative berries Euonymus planipes is one of the jewels of the autumn garden. Its leaves start turning in September becoming a vibrant crimson-ruby red in autumn. Hanging below the leaves are the crimson-pink lobed fruit which split to reveal bright orange seeds which are much loved by some birds. E. planipes makes a large shrub or small tree to around 3m; it’s a very tolerant plant which will grow in most soils and aspects.