Special Closure

Due to the 58th Presidential Inauguration, the U.S. Botanic Garden will be closed January 18-21, 2017. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on January 22.

Hearts-a-bursting

Hearts-a-bursting (Euonymus americanus)
Plant Botanical Name: 
Euonymus americanus
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
Sunlight: 
shade
Plant Soil Type: 
average

Once the seeds of hearts-a-bursting have ripened in mid-autumn, the red capsules burst open, scattering the orange seeds up to 15 feet.