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. Fothergilla thrives in zones 4 to 9. Sep 14, Barberry is a deciduous shrub that really embraces the jewel tones of fall.
Its leaves turn shades of red, orange, yellow, and purple. They also have large red berries that will hang on for a long time, providing winter interest as well. Barberry is. Sep 25, Firethorn (pyracantha) is an easy-to-grow evergreen that puts on a show with its bright orange-red berries in fall.
It’s well suited for a hedge, and Author: Jennifer Noonan. Oct 12, Here are a few shrubs recommended not only for their autumn appeal but other seasons of interest as well: Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is the perfect autumn shrub, turning golden-yellow in fall and even bearing yellow spider-y flowers in late winter. Appalachian barren strawberry (Geum fragarioides - also known as Waldsteinia fragarioides) is a hardy, sprawling evergreen plant inches high with bright yellow flowers and strawberry-like leaves that turn a deep purplish bronze in the fall.
Barren strawberry is a non-aggressive spreader, using its rhizomes to expand in a wide variety of conditions, including droughty soils.