Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'
Also known as Cork Tree, this variety has dark green leaves spring thru summer, then turn bright, clear red in the fall. Corky ridges on flat, horizontal branches make this an interesting plant in the winter. Excellent hedge plant, space 4 feet apart. Growth is dense, compact and needs practically no pruning. Ordinary to good soil, average moisture. HAS BEST FALL COLOR IN FULL SUN!!!
Height: 6 - 8 feet
Spread: 3 - 4 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate
Hardiness Zones: 4 - 9
Sun Exposure: Full sun preferred, to light partial shade
Soil Preference: Average to slightly acidic - well drained. Does not like wet swampy conditions