Showy Fall Foliage

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    ‘Old Fashioned’ smokebush

    Cotinus coggygria ‘Old Fashioned’

    Excellent fall coloring and a smaller size set this smokebush apart.

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    Cinnamon clethra

    Clethra acuminata

    Larger in all respects than common sweet pepperbush ( Clethra alnifolia ), this sizable shrub or small understory tree grows 8 to 12 feet tall and wide.

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    ‘Dart’s Dash’ rugosa rose

    Rosa rugosa 'Dart's Dash'

    Though not very well known, 'Dart's Dash' is  one of the best of the crimson double rugosa roses.

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    ‘Pink Spire’ summersweet

    Clethra alnifolia 'Pink Spire'

    Very fragrant, light pink bottlebrush flowers grace this native shrub in late summer and early fall, attracting butterflies and other insects and perfuming the garden for weeks.

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    Blackhaw Viburnum

    Viburnum prunifolium

    Blackhaw Viburnum is a large shrub or small tree with clusters of creamy white flowers followed by pink-rose berries, which birds love to eat.

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    Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana ‘Nikko’

    Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko'

    This compact variety performs well as a groundcover and is an excellent choice for the mixed border or rock garden.

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    Cotoneaster ‘Tom Thumb’

    Cotoneaster 'Tom Thumb’

    This compact, low-growing, and self-rooting deciduous shrub is useful as an underplanting or ground cover.

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    ‘Linda Campbell’ rugosa rose

    Rosa rugosa 'Linda Campbell'

    'Linda Campbell' is an unscented, true red rugosa rose.

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    ‘Ruby Spice’ summersweet

    Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’

    This summersweet is a sport of C.

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    Alder buckthorn

    Rhamnus frangula 'Asplenifolia'

    A bushy, deciduous, slow-growing shrub with finely textured, scalloped leaves, this plant grows to 12 feet tall and almost as wide.