Clerodendrum trichotomum, Harlequin Glorybower
Multistemmed, spreading shrub to 15 ft. Large leaves, fragrant tubular white and scarlet flowers with blue berries, blooms late summer. Sun, well-drained soil.
Enkianthus campanulatus “Red Bells”, Redvein enkianthus
Slow growing shrub, to 5-10 ft. Spring red/yellow bell-shaped flowers, brilliant yellow/orange leaf fall color. Acidic soil, full or partial sun.
Aronia arbutifolia “Brilliantissima”, Chokeberry
Spreading, bushy shrub to 10 ft. White/pink spring flowers, long-lasting showy red/black fruit, leaves turn brilliant crimson in fall. Best planted in clusters.
Cornus stolinifera, Redtwig Dogwood
Rampant suckering shrub to 15 ft., thought usually 5-8 ft annually. White summer berries, brilliant fall color and bright red winter twigs. May be coppiced each spring
Hamamalis x Intermedia, Witch Hazel (many variations)
Excellent for winter interest. Slow growing, multistemmed, spreading shrub. Excellent fall leaf color and fragrant winter flowers. Well-drained soil, partially shaded or full sun.
- Diane: red flowers, to 15 ft.
- Pallida: yellow flowers, to 12 ft., more horizontal structure than others
- Winter Beauty: yellow flowers, to 12 ft. Largest flowers, vase-shaped form
- Jelena: orange flowers, to 12 ft., vase shaped
- Arnold’s Promise: yellow flowers, to 10 ft., early and heavy bloomer
Viburnum tinus “Spring Bouquet”
H 6’ x W 8’ evergreen shrub. Dark green leaves with metallic blue berries (summer) and fragrant white blooms in late winter/Spring. Full sun or shade.
Callicarpa bodinieri var. Giraldi “Profusion”, Beautyberry
Vigorous 10 ft shrub. Small violet/yellow leaves in fall, metallic violet fruit in winter.