Euonymus kiautschovicus, sometimes commonly called spreading euonymus, is native to Japan. It is a broadleaf evergreen to semi-evergreen shrub that typically matures in a rounded form to 8-10' tall. Greenish-white flowers bloom in 2-4" wide cymes in summer (July-August). Flowers are attractive to bees. Pink fruit capsules with red seeds mature in November. Euonymus kiautschovicus was formerly known as Euonymus patens.Genus name is an ancient Greek name referring to plants of this genus.'Manhattan' is a cultivar that was discovered in Manhattan, Kansas. It has glossy, broad-elliptic, deep green leaves (to 2 1/2" long). It typically grows in an upright rounded form to 4-6' (less frequently to 8') tall.