Fall Foliage Color: Wintergreen Barberry: Berberis julianae: Red: Grey Dogwood: Cornus racemosa: Deep red: Common Smoketree: Cotinus coggygria: Yellow, red-purple: Willowleaf Cotoneaster.
Sep 24, Sep 24, A pretty but underused native shade-loving shrub, fothergilla offers blue-green foliage in spring and summer. Its leaves reveal warm shades of gold and orange in fall. And fothergilla has honey-scented springtime flowers to boot.
The petals are wrinkled like crepe paper, adding to its appeal.
Name: Fothergilla major. Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil. Size: To 6 feet tall. Zones: Oct 28, Called “one of the best and most consistent native trees for fall color” by tree expert Michael Dirr, the black tupelo is a terrific landscaping choice.
Displaying various hues of yellow, orange, bright red and purple- often on the same branch- its foliage is a stand-out of the autumn season. Even the distinctive bark, which resembles alligator hide, adds visual and textural treeclearing.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.