Arrowwood Viburnum. Arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum) is a dense, multi-stemmed shrub that typically grows 5 to 9 feet tall and wide. The branches are upright and spreading and arch at the tips.
The leaves are either a shiny or flat dark green and turn yellow or red to red-purple in the late fall. Hamamelis Hamamelis vernalis 'Kohankie Red' (Vernal Witch Hazel) is a medium to large deciduous shrub with strongly fragrant, bright purple-red flowers in late winter to early spring. Each flower consists of 4 ribbon-like, curly, strap-shaped Missing: Weston MA.
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 red in the stumpchopping.buzzg: Weston MA. 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. It does produce blue berries in fall, but it's the red foliage color that is its calling stumpchopping.buzzg: Weston MA. Oct 15, The fragrant white flowers of Virginia sweetspire attract butterflies and other pollinators and the foliage provides cover for birds and other wildlife.
Leaves on the Virginia sweetspire turn red to purple in fall and can last well into the winter on this native shrub. Photo by Sam Bahr, UMD Botanical stumpchopping.buzzg: Weston MA.