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C, LV, LM, DV Pernettya (Pernettya mucronata) C, LV, LM, DV Little Gem spruce (Picea abies ‘Little Gem’) All PNW Nest spruce (Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’) All PNW Blue nest spruce (Picea mariana ‘Nana’) All PNW Dwarf globe blue spruce (Picea pungens ‘Globosa’) All PNW Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa ‘Klondike’) All PNW crimson ace cinquefoil (P. fruticosa ‘Red Ace’) All PNW Sutter’s gold cinquefoil (P. fruticosa ‘Sutter’s Gold’) All PNW candy field (Sarcococca hookerana humilis) C, LV, LM, DV Spirea (Spiraea bumalda, chosen vars. ) All PNW Davids viburnum (Viburnum davidii) C, LV, LM, DV Dwarf ecu cranberry bush (Viburnum opulus ‘Nanum’) All PNW DECIDUOUS SHRUBS WITH reliable FALL colour Evergreen shrubs are the mainstays of such a lot yards, yet they don't regularly provide a lot seasonal colour, except various colours of eco-friendly. a few deciduous shrubs turn into the beacons of the plant international while the fall season ways. Fall color will fluctuate with the climatic elements that you just adventure on your specific position. the very best colours come once we have dry summers with little rain. listed here are many of the extra trustworthy deciduous shrubs for fall colour. Staghorn Sumac pink to crimson or maroon crimson chokecherry (Aronia arbutifolia) LV, LM, DV, HD Disanthus (Disanthus cercidifolius) C, LV, LM, DV Winged euonymus (Euonymus alata) All PNW Doublefile viburnum (Viburnum plicatum tomentosum) C, LV, LM Zenobia (Zenobia pulverulenta) C, LV, LM, DV purple to Orange Serviceberry (Amelanchier × grandiflora) LV, LM, DV, HD pink vein enkianthus (Enkianthus campanulatus) C, LV, LM Fothergilla (Fothergilla gardenii, F. significant) C, LV, LM Witch hazel (Hamamelis spp. ) C, LV, LM, DV aromatic sumac (Rhus aromatica) All PNW Flameleaf sumac (Rhus copallina) All PNW delicate sumac (Rhus glabra) All PNW Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina) All PNW Linden viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum) C, LV, LM, DV ecu cranberry bush (Viburnum opulus ‘Nanum’) All PNW universal snowball (Viburnum opulus ‘Roseum’) All PNW Yellow Rosa rugosa LV, LM, DV, HD Virginia rose (Rosa virginiana) LV, LM, DV, HD Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) C, LV, LM “The witch hazel ‘Sandra,’ has tiny plant life, yet very good orange blossom body spray, and a fall colour extra pink than different witch hazels. ”—Steve Carruthers, panorama fashion designer, Portland, Oregon A SAMPLER OF SHRUBS FOR curiosity IN every one SEASON Seasonal concerns are severe to creating your panorama fascinating. the subsequent checklist of shrubs are grouped by means of season. a few vegetation have showy plants, a few have appealing fall colour or berries that persist into wintry weather, a few provide surprises of fascinating silhouettes or bark colour. Your panorama layout may still mirror the easiest that every season has to supply. A beneficial trace for fall and wintry weather curiosity is to move within and glance out. position crops that you can see them from within while the elements is chilly or wet and position aromatic crops the place you may be close to sufficient to get pleasure from them.