A great, reliable tree that makes an extra strong statement in fall, Red Maple (Acer rubrum varieties) offers gorgeous red, orange, or yellow end-of-the-season leaves. But Autumn color shouldn’t be limited to Fall Maples.
Perennials offer unusual appeal in the garden and bring color to your landscape on a small scale without using specimen trees. Conifers and summer blooming heather and grasses have strong alteration as the temperatures and moisture levels shift.
Some of our favorites include:
Heather-the Calluna group blooms in the summer and their foliage changes, depending on the variety, from chartreuse to deep burgundy.
Standard and Dwarf Conifers-Certain varieties of pines (ie. Pinus mugo ‘Carsten’s Winter Gold’) develop a brilliant gold coloration in fall and winter. Cryptomeria’s turn a wonderful plum color.