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 bushclear.buzz: Gretchen Heber. 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. Apr 05, Solar exposure is important too, as in the case of burning bush, for instance. If it is not planted in a sunny location, the red fall foliage won’t form.
Trees and Shrubs with Red Fall Foliage. There are many shrubs and trees with lovely red fall foliage such as: Dogwood; Red maple; Red oak; Sumac; Burning bushEstimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
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: Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. 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. They all have orange-red to bright red fall foliage and prefer a spot that has afternoon shade. Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria) is a gorgeous shrub in any season.
Purple-leaved varieties such as ‘Royal Purple’ or ‘Velvet Cloak’ turn an even deeper shade of maroon in fall. They can grow to be 15 feet tall and wide and are hardy to zone 5.