Sep 18, KENNEDY'S COUNTRY GARDENS 85 Chief Justice Cushing Highway Scituate, MA GARDEN CENTER HOURS. Sunday & Monday Tuesday - Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Town of Scituate, MA Chief Justice Cushing Highway, Scituate, Massachusetts Mon, Weds & Thurs Tuesdays Friday Look for varieties like Proven Winners' 'Double Doozie' that emerges in spring with deep red foliage, followed by bright purple-red flowers.
Spiraea hits all the marks with drought tolerance, deer resistance and winter hardiness (check plant tags for confirmation, but many are winter hardy to zone 3). Aug 19, Leaves are dark green on top and gray-green underneath, turning bright red to reddish-purple in fall. This shrub thrives in a variety of soil types, from acid to alkaline.
It needs fairly moist soil until it is established, and then will tolerate drier bushremove.buzz: Gretchen Heber. Sep 20, Several members of this big group of shrubs offer bright foliage in warm shades of red in autumn.
A particularly good viburnum species for fall color is native cranberrybush, named for the eye-catching, edible ruby-red fruits that follow white spring flowers. Name: Viburnum. Growing Conditions: Sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil.
Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is the perfect autumn shrub, turning golden-yellow in fall and even bearing yellow spider-y flowers in late winter. A native plant hardy to zone 3, it can grow to be 12 to 15 feet tall and wide so give it plenty of room. It’s leaves turn bright orange in fall. Look for the reliable cultivar ‘Arnold’s.
Nov 17, In the north this is a dieback shrub; extra thick mulch may be needed in colder climates.
Physocarpus COPPERTINA Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Mindia’ pp#16, Autumn Appeal: Rich red foliage with bright red berries. The bark on older plants exfoliates into papery strips providing winter interest as well. Hardiness: Zone