Chester Inn

Euonymous (old – but new)

Chester has added a “new” native species to our list of plants and shrubs.  Joseph Wright who established the arboretum  here would have been pleased to note that euonymous americanus is gracing our grounds with it’s “hearts-a-bursting.”  This old varietal — sometimes called Strawberry Bush- is quietly enchanting us with it’s brilliant respberry-colored berries which open to reveal five brilliant orange seeds.  It is a small, but siginificant, salute to the season.


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  • Jen

    in October 29th, 2010 @ 13:47

    This sounds amazing. Can you post a picture?