Shrub Identification Help

mcn1197September 18, 2010

Hi, I just purchased a home with some landscaping, and I am currently in the process of trying to identify some of the shrubs and flowers that I've inherited. :) There is one shrub in particular that I'm having trouble identifying, as there are a lot of shrubs that look very similar. Below is a link to pictures of this shrub. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Here is a link that might be useful: Shrub Pictures Link

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esh_ga

Looks like a Euonymus.

    Bookmark   September 18, 2010 at 4:54PM
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diggingthedirt

Yes, it does. Probably Euonymus kiautschovicus, maybe 'Manhattan.'

They're very hardy, have nice glossy foliage, but they don't have showy flowers, so are not usually grown as a "specimen" but more likely as a hedge or screening plant.

They're fast growing and easy to propagate from cuttings, and they can take lots of shade. I use them as a screen between & below a line of blue spruce.

    Bookmark   September 18, 2010 at 5:11PM
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mcn1197

Thank you guys so much! I truly appreciate the help...:).

    Bookmark   September 19, 2010 at 12:41AM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Looks like E. fortunei.

    Bookmark   September 19, 2010 at 3:52PM
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