Aug 19, Goldflame Spirea (Spiraea japonica ‘Goldflame’). Zones: Size: feet tall and wide. The leaves of this spirea will make you happy from spring through fall. They emerge bronze red in the spring, mature to yellow green in summer, and then offer a yellow, copper, and orange show in shrubdisposal.buzz: Gretchen Heber.
Oct 12, 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 Promise’.Missing: Stoneham MA.
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 summer. Fothergilla thrives in zones 4 to shrubdisposal.buzzg: Stoneham MA.
The popular ‘Henry’s Garnet’ is the easiest variety to find and is extremely dependable and showy. It is an arching, 3-tofoot-tall shrub that holds its leaves well into fall, allowing the maroon, yellow, and orange tones to develop and reveal themselves over time more like a good novel than a short shrubdisposal.buzzted Reading Time: 8 mins. Hardy shrubs are important elements in New England gardens.
They add depth and character to any garden and not only provide lovely blooms, but also attractive berries, showy fall color and food for the birds.
Selecting the right shrub variety might be daunting for New England shrubdisposal.buzzre: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade. Serviceberry, Shad, Amelanchier. A classic New England Native, a taller shrub that is more tree-like and multi stemmed.
Perfect for seasonal screening and attracting birds with their berries. 'Autumn Brilliance' is a widely popular type of Serviceberry, with dense and vibrant fall foliage and dark shrubdisposal.buzzg: Stoneham MA.