Aug 19, ‘Forest Rouge’ blackhaw plants (Viburnum prunifolium ‘McKRouge’) are available from Nature Hills Nursery. ‘Winterthur’ smooth witherod (V. nudum ‘Winterthur’) is another gorgeous option.
It produces showy, fragrant white flowers in the spring, and its Author: Gretchen Heber. Multi-stemmed bushy shrub ( ft.) Tiny leaves, oval to spatula-shaped (green or reddish-purple) Sharps spines /thorns Bright red berries (fall) Potential Look-Alikes: none, easy to identify.
Locations: Prevalent in the Palos region and some areas of the Calumet region and quickly becoming a problem in other areas. Oakleaf hydrangea (Quercifolia) shines in summer when its white panicles (clusters of blooms) emerge.
In fall, they dry to a green or pinkish brown. In addition to stellar blooms, the foliage with outstanding oak leaf shapes turns shades of gold and red.
Look for. Red-berried Elder: Sambucus racemosa: S. racemosa ssp. pubens: Light to moderate shade, talus slopes: Sawbrier: Smilax glauca Sun to light shade: Catbrier: Smilax rotundifolia Sun to light shade: Eastern Yew: Taxus canadensis var.
canadensis Shade: Black Highbush Blueberry: Vaccinium atrococcum: Vaccinium fascatum: Sun to shade: Smooth Highbush Blueberry: Location: 1 Rabbit Hill Road #N#Westborough, MA While Abelia, in general, provide fall interest - they begin to flower in mid-summer and continue until frost - Ruby Anniversaryis an especially showy fall plant thanks to glossy ruby-red fall foliage.
A fairly large plant, up to 6 feet, it is deer resistant, fragrant and attractive to butterflies. Sep 20, A native shrub that shines in several seasons, chokeberry offers white flowers that look like apple blossoms in spring; rich red fruits in late summer and autumn; and brilliant orange-red fall foliage.
Name: Aronia arbutifolia. Growing Conditions: Full sun to part shade and moist, but well-drained soil. Size: To 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Zones: Yellow-twig dogwoods, such as 'Flaviramea' (C. sericea), also have reddish-purple leaves in fall. Red-twig dogwoods with variegated foliage vary in fall color. All types have clusters of white flowers in spring and white to red-purple fruit that birds enjoy.
Full sun to partial shade; regular water; Zones Sep 07, Sep 07, Flowering dogwood has a low-branching habit with a flattish crown. Dark green leaves, 3 to 6 inches long, turn an attractive red in fall. This is a good specimen tree for a location with acidic soil and afternoon shade.
This species and the Pacific dogwood are prone to dogwood anthracnose, which can be controlled by pruning away affected branches.