Plants for great autumn colors

Autumn, time of warm and intense colors in nature and our gardens. It’s the time for red, gold and plenty of berries. This is a selection of plants that will make your garden even more ready for the great colors of autumn.

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Berberis thunbergii, red leaves and yellow golden flowers in spring and red berries in autumn. The berries and the leaves give great color to your autumn-border. For a long time this shrub was only used in public spaces but lately Berberis has become a favourite plant for designers of the natural garden. Great for hedges and also as solitary plant. ‘Atropurpurea’ has dark grey and purple leaves. This beautiful shrub can grow up to 2 meter.

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Red fruit appears in autumn on this Photinia villosa. The leaves turn orange/red in autumn before it drops. Photinia villosa can reach 2,5 meters high. A juwel for the autumn garden.

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This famous Cotinus coggygria is beatiful inflorescence and in autumn when the colors turn into flamming orange/red and red/purple .

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Celastrus orbiculatus ia fast climber wich can reach a height of more then 10 meters. When the yellow fruits pop open red seeds appear to show. ‘Diana’ is the female variety and don’t forget to plant a male variety as well like ‘Hercules’.

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Cimicifuga ‘Queen of Sheba’ is a new plant. Beautiful red leaves for our autumn flame border. Cimicifuga has small light pink flowers.

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Tropaeolum hybrids are fast growing annuals and can be used as groundcover or climber. Flowers can be yellow,orange/red a great autumn addition for your border blooms from august until october.

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Dahlia ‘Arabian night’ a pompon-flowering variety with beautiful dark red flowers . Dahlia’s are making a come-back in the garden and can also be used in naturalistic designs.

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Sanguisorba officinalis is a decorative perannual plant. Sometimes they are also named as Poterium it’s an easy plant suitable in many garden designs and a great addition for the naturalistic border. One of the favorites of Landscape-Designer Piet Oudolf.

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Nicotiana x sanderae ‘Crimson Bedder’ is a popular addition to the flame-border with it’s dark red flowers from july – october. Can reach a height of 75 cm.

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Rosa ‘Dortmund’ is one of many roses wich are a great addition for the autumn garden and not on last place for the rosehips.

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Rosehips of Rosa glauca.

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A shrub can’t be missed for our autumn selection, Hypericum. This strong shrub has many small yellow flowers and red berries/seeds in autumn. For naturalistic planting-designs it’s a good thing to cut back shrubs every one or two years to keep them full and compact.

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