Viburnum prunifolium Blackhaw.
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. Maryland Shrubs; Invasive & Introduced Shrubs While most shrubs can be distinguished from trees by their multiple stems and short height (generally under 20 ft), some shrub species may be defined as either tree or shrub, depending upon available growing conditions.
Azaleas at Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, Maryland, May Spiraea is an old-fashioned shrub with newfound pizzazz. It's a low-maintenance favorite once established in your landscape.
For a look similar to burning bush which is considered an invasive shrub in many areas, try planting a Virginia sweetspire.
Look for varieties like Proven Winners' 'Double Doozie' that emerges in spring with deep red foliage, followed by bright purple-red flowers. Brilliant Red Chokeberry Zone: 4 – 9. Improved, compact selection with white spring flowers followed by abundant glossy red fruit and brilliant red fall foliage. Partial shade to full sun. 8 ft. tall and wide.
Come fall, the dark green foliage of summer changes to brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and scarlet.
Trees And Shrubs With Red Fall Foliage: Tips On Keeping Red Trees Red We all enjoy the colors of autumn – yellow, orange, purple and red. We love fall color so much that many people travel far to the north and northeast each year to witness the forests ablaze with turning leaves.
Shrubs with red leaves are commonly called the “horses of the field” and are generally thought to be the most prolific. While they do produce a large number of plants, it is not always easy to find the quality variety.
We’ll learn a ton about these shrubs here. Popular shrubs with red leaves include Japanese maple, Heuchera fire Alarm. 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.