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Gardening has been a lifelong passion for Wende and she’d like to share her passion with her readers. Follow her as she writes about her gardening adventures, lists tasks to do depending on the season, and gives easy to understand gardening advice.

Shrubs With Fall Color

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September is here and soon it will feel like fall.  I like to have plants in my yard that give nice fall color because after summer is over and flowers are mostly done blooming, I miss the color they offered.  There are flowers you can buy (mums, ornamental kale, etc), but why not add some shrubs to you landscape that also give fall color?  Here's a few that are beautiful in the fall:

Red/Orange: American Cranberry Viburnum, Barberry, Burning Bush (a personal favorite), Koreanspice Viburnum (their spring flowers smell wonderful too!), Sumac, any Spirea variety, Serviceberry.

Purple: Dogwood

Yellow: Witchhazel, and Rosa species Roses

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