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Favorite Shrubs For Fall

When we think about beautiful fall colors, most of can visualize large trees with leaves in oranges, and reds, and yellows. But did you know there are many varieties of shrubs that can provide the same fabulous fall color—while providing a smaller footprint for those who are tight on space? 
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Shrubs with Sensational Fall Color

When we think about beautiful fall colors, most of can visualize large trees with leaves in oranges, and reds, and yellows. But did you know there are many varieties of shrubs that can provide the same fabulous fall color—while providing a smaller footprint for those who are tight on space? We've narrowed the list down to six of our favorites, but you can stop by your local Green Acres Nursery & Supply to talk with one of our garden gurus for other ideas for your space.
Heavenly Bamboo 'Firepower'
Heavenly Bamboo ‘Firepower’
  • Evergreen shrub with a dense, mounding habit
  • Beautiful red and purple fall color
  • Leaves redden in sun and cold
  • Small white flowers in spring or summer, followed by red berries
  • Use as screen, small hedge or border plant
  • Deer resistant, water-wise
  • 2’ tall | 2’ wide
  • Full sun to partial sun
Heavenly Bamboo 'Firepower'
Heavenly Bamboo 'Obsession'
Heavenly Bamboo ‘Obsession’
  • Evergreen shrub with a dense, upright habit
  • Fiery red new growth, followed by red and purple fall color
  • Small white flowers in spring or summer, followed by red berries
  • Use as semi-opaque screen or hedge, specimen plant
  • Deer resistant, water-wise
  • 2’-3’ tall | 2’-3’ wide
  • Full sun to partial sun
Heavenly Bamboo 'Obsession'
Abelia 'Kaleidoscope'
Abelia ‘Kaleidoscope’
  • Evergreen shrub with a low, compact habit
  • Bright golden-yellow variegated green foliage on brilliant red stems
  • Small, white flowers summer to early fall
  • Use as container plant, mass planting, groundcover, low hedge
  • Deer resistant, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies
  • 2’-3’ tall | 3’-4’ wide
  • Full sun to partial sun
Abelia 'Kaleidoscope'
Azalea Bloom-A-Thon
Azalea Bloom-A-Thon®
  • Evergreen shrub with a round, mounding habit
  • Spectacular, large blooms spring or summer; reblooming through fall
  • Bloom colors include lavender, hot pink, double pink, white, and red
  • Use as foundation plantings, borders, containers, woodland gardens
  • Deer resistant
  • 4’-5’ tall | 4’-5’ wide
  • Filtered shade to morning sun
Azalea Bloom-A-Thon
Red Fountain Grass
Red Fountain Grass
  • Deciduous grass with a full, clumping habit
  • Graceful, deep purple leaves
  • Feathery dark pink flower heads rise above foliage in summer, becoming tan with age
  • Use in a container or as a landscape plant
  • Deer resistant, water-wise
  • 4’-5’ tall | 3’-4’ wide
  • Full sun
Red Fountain Grass
Camellia sasanqua
Camellia sasanqua
  • Evergreen shrub with an upright habit
  • Glossy, dark green foliage with large blooms in white, pink or red, fall through winter
  • Use as hedge, screen, foundation planting, espalier
  • Deer resistant
  • 8’-10’ tall | 8’-10’ wide
  • Afternoon filtered shade; can acclimate to full sun
Camellia sasanqua
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