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You may think that spring was your prime window for installing new plants or that the gardening season is winding down.
You’ll be happy to know that you’re wrong.
Real gardeners know that ‘fall is for planting.’ Fall is the perfect time to add new trees and shrubs to your landscape to allow for healthy root development through the autumn season and into the winter.
Our friends (and planting experts!) at Li’l Sprout Nursery have come up with a list of ten plants that would work well as an addition to your yard right now. If you have questions about any of them, or to pick them up, come to their Customer Appreciation Event on Saturday, August 27th, from noon-2 pm for expert advice and extra-special savings!
Ten Plants for Fall and Winter
1. Heuchera, coral bells
This is a great evergreen choice that comes in a variety of foliage colors of burgundy, peach, green and deep pinks.
2. Arbutus, strawberry tree
This evergreen tree blooms and holds fruit in fall and winter.
3. Bergenia, pig squeak
This is an evergreen foliage that turns shades of burgundy in fall and winter.
Winter blooming camellias come in a variety of pink, white and red.
5. Japanese Maples
These gorgeous trees come in a variety of stunning fall foliage colors like burgundy, golds, yellow and oranges.
6. Euonymous, burning bush
This robust green foliage turns a gorgeous red in fall if planted in full sun.
7. Elaeagnus ‘Gilt Edge’
This evergreen shrub is a beautiful variegated yellow and blue green.
8. Corokia cotoneaster, wire netting bush
This unusual plant has contorted dark, almost black branching with tiny green leaves. (See an example here).
9. Euonymous ‘Moon Shadow’
This has bold yellow leaves with dark green variegation. It’s stunning as a ground cover or in a container.
10. Euonymous ‘Emerald Gaiety’
Green and white variegated foliage change to shades of pink in fall and winter.