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25 Plants and Trees With Great Fall Color


Fall has arrived and here in Georgia, the incredible fall foliage has not disappointed! Many people have made that drive to Helen and other parts of North Georgia to see the changing of the leaves. I did not make it there, yet living in the suburbs of Atlanta, you can see the native Red Maples, Sugar Maples, Black Tupelo, Sassafras, Sweetgum and Sumac will be practically on fire, displaying the official arrival of fall with their amazing Red, Purple,  yellow, gold and Orange colors. These are just a few of the plants that create a beautiful watercolor-like fall landscape display.

 

Today, so many of these trees and plants with brilliant fall colors have become incorporated into landscapes everywhere. Some have grown there natively, having put on an amazing fall color show for passers by for decades. Let’s talk about some of the most impressive trees that you will be seeing if you are driving through Georgia in October and November.

 

Below is a list of native plants and trees as well as non-natives that amaze with their brilliant fall foliage.

 

American Cranberry

 


Blueberry

 


Boston Ivy



 

Crape Myrtle

 

Dogwood

 

Dwarf Burning Bush

 


Firepower Nandina

 


Forsythia

 


Ginkgo

 


Japanese Maple

 


Oakleaf Hydrangea

 


Red Maple

 


Sassafras

 


Shumard or Red Oak

 

Serviceberry

 


Smoketree

 


Sourwood


Staghorn Sumac

 


Stewartia

 

Sugar Maple

 

 

Sweetgum

 

Virginia Sweetspire

 

Willow Oak

 


Witch Hazel

 


Zelkova

 



 

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Posted 2015-11-05T19:46:41+0000  by Ingar_HD_ATL Ingar_HD_ATL
 
 

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