Aug 19, ‘Forest Rouge’ blackhaw plants (Viburnum prunifolium ‘McKRouge’) are available from Nature Hills Nursery. ‘Winterthur’ smooth witherod (V. nudum ‘Winterthur’) is another gorgeous option.
It produces showy, fragrant white flowers in the spring, and its leaves turn deep red in the treeclear.buzz: Gretchen Heber. Red WallParthenosisus (Virginia creeper) is another native plant with great fall color.
The foliage is deep green through spring and summer, then turns fire-engine red in the fall. The foliage is deep green through spring and summer, then turns fire-engine red in the fall.
A show-off in fall, fothergilla is hardy in zones 5 to 8 and blooms in mid-spring.
Mix in a partially shaded border with hostas, ferns, viburnum and foam flower. Look for dwarf variety ‘Mount Airy,’ a winner for its fall color. Fothergilla is a three season shrub with bright white flowers in spring and glossy green foliage in.
Peking cotoneaster (Cotoneaster acutifolius) grows sprawling branches covered with dark-green leaves that turn red in the fall. This 8- to foot-tall bush produces tiny white and pink flowers.
Oct 12, They all have orange-red to bright red fall foliage and prefer a spot that has afternoon shade. Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria) is a gorgeous shrub in any season. Purple-leaved varieties such as ‘Royal Purple’ or ‘Velvet Cloak’ turn an even deeper shade of maroon in fall. They can grow to be 15 feet tall and wide and are hardy to zone 5.