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Regional Picks: Plants That Glow – Northeast

Fine Gardening – Issue 176

Northeast

 

1. ‘Autumn Moon’ Full Moon Maple

 

Name: Acer shirasawanum ‘Autumn Moon’

Usda Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 8 to 15 feet tall and wide

Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; average to moist, well-drained soil

Grow this full-moon maple for its distinctive palmate leaves, which emerge brilliant orange, unfurling to golden yellow. This selection is much more sun tolerant than is typical of the species. ‘Autumn Moon’ is not a fast-growing plant but will eventually mature as a focal point with a rounded form. In fall, the leaf color changes to a deeper orange with red overtones. This maple’s color will be best in a lightly shaded location with morning to midday sun, and it prefers moist, humus-rich soil.

 

2. ‘Carolina Moonlight’ Baptisia

 

Name: Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: 3 to 4 feet tall and wide

Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; medium to dry soil

This hybrid of Baptisia…

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