Fothergilla A show-off in fall, fothergilla is hardy in zones 5 to 8 and blooms in mid-spring. Mix in a partially shaded border with hostas, ferns, viburnum and foam flower. Look for dwarf variety ‘Mount Airy,’ a winner for its fall color. Fothergilla is a three season shrub with bright white flowers in spring and glossy green foliage in summer. Sep 14, Bismarck is USDA Zone 4, so hardy hydrangeas are best suited for our climate; this includes some paniculata types and most of the smooth hydrangea varieties.
Hydrangea flowers will also add fall, and sometimes even winter interest if left to dry on the stem. Viburnums are a deciduous shrub with white flowers in the summer. Once the blooms fade at the end of the summer, they’re replaced by. Aug 04, While there are many beautiful hydrangeas available, if you want the ones that bloom from late summer well into the fall, look for Hydrangea paniculata..
Hydrangea paniculata “Pee Gee” with the flowers turning green later in the season. They have large cone shaped flower clusters, and change colors as they get shrubtrim.buzzted Reading Time: 7 mins. Oct 12, Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is the perfect autumn shrub, turning golden-yellow in fall and even bearing yellow spider-y flowers in late winter. A native plant hardy to zone 3, it can grow to be 12 to 15 feet tall and wide so give it plenty of room.
It’s leaves turn bright orange in fall. Look for the reliable cultivar ‘Arnold’s Promise’. Apr 20, 3 Azalea. Dan SherwoodGetty Images. A variety of rhododendron, azalea shrubs have glossy green leaves and spring flowers in shades of pinks, peach, coral, purple, or white.
Some types re-bloom. You’ll find both evergreen or deciduous (which drop their leaves in winter) varieties, so pay attention to the plant label.
Shrubs are an easy choice for Massachusetts. Whether residing in the lovely Berkshire Mountains or the Connecticut River Valley, Nature Hills Nursery has the perfect shrub for every location. Such favorites as the Rosy Glow Barberry (with a name that says it all), and the Common Purple Lilac (which is anything but common), are among the most requested from our Massachusetts guests.
Providing fantastic warm colors in the late summer garden, Rudbeckia fulgida are herbaceous perennial boasting golden yellow flowers with prominent, brown or black central cones. Blooming profusely from mid summer through early fall, they are borne atop sturdy stems and literally cover the foliage of lance-shaped, deep green leaves.