|Euonymus nanus var. turkestanis is a small erect shrub with slender branches. The leaves may be alternate, opposite or subopposite. In summer the foliage is an attractive blue-green, fall produces stunning brilliant tones. In May, tiny, purplish-brown flowers are borne on delicate stalks. The fruit is a pink, 4 chambered capsule, the exposed seeds are brown. Though it has brilliant fall color, it can appear straggly and unkempt. Easily roots from softwood cuttings. Native from the Caucasus to China, introduced 1830.