Come by to see our many varieties of annuals, perennials, roses, trees and shrubs. Autumn Hill is more than just a plant nursery, we're also a gardening center located in Woodstock, GA. What shrubs turn bright red in the fall? Large Shrubs Another crape myrtle that turns red is the “Red Rocket” (Lagerstroemia indica “Whit IV”). A foot-tall shrub is the “Velvet Cloak” smoke bush (Cotinus coggygria “Velvet Cloak”) with large sprays of pink flowers and deep purple leaves throughout the summer until they turn.
Aug 19, ‘Forest Rouge’ blackhaw plants (Viburnum prunifolium ‘McKRouge’) are available from Nature Hills Nursery.
‘Winterthur’ smooth witherod (V.
nudum ‘Winterthur’) is another gorgeous option. It produces showy, fragrant white flowers in the spring, and its leaves turn deep red in the stumpcutter.buzz: Gretchen Heber. Red WallParthenosisus (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.
The foliage is deep green through spring and summer, then turns fire-engine red in the fall. Spiraea is an old-fashioned shrub with newfound pizzazz. It's a low-maintenance favorite once established in your landscape.
Look for varieties like Proven Winners' 'Double Doozie' that emerges in spring with deep red foliage, followed by bright purple-red flowers.