Its elliptic, blue-green leaves are crowded in clusters at the branch.
Oct 24, V. trilobum, American cranberrybush, has rich red fall leaf color highlighted with clusters of long lasting, bright red fruit.
This is by nature a large shrub, but compact selections are available. Rhus, the Sumac genus.
The genus Rhus provides several native American sumacs for your landscape. Their fall foliage colors are generally rich and deep red. 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. The Burning Bush's lush foliage is a rich shade of green in spring through summer.
In late summer the real show begins as this hardy shrub takes on its characteristic fiery red leaves. This eye-catching color lasts until the leaves drop in late fall or early winter.
This shrub will grow to about 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide so be sure to give it plenty of space when planting.
The habit of the young Burning Bush 5/5(32). Sep 24, 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 soilEstimated Reading Time: 6 mins. Red Wall Parthenosisus (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. It does produce blue berries in fall, but it's the red foliage color that is its calling card.
Noted for its attractive glossy red berries and excellent red fall foliage color, Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima' (Red Chokeberry) is a deciduous shrub adding multi-season beauty to the garden.
In spring, a profusion of white to light pink flower clusters appear along the branches.