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Fall Featured Plants 

A selection of some of Amherst Nurseries' fall favorites.

 

  

Red Maple 'Red Sunset' (Acer rubrum 'Red Sunset')

  • Full Sun
  • 40-50' tall x 40-50' wide
  • Zone 4-9
  • Fast growing and disease resistant
  • Beautiful orange to red fall color

 

 

Crabapple 'PrairieFire' (Malus x 'PrairieFire')

  •  Full Sun
  • 20' tall x 20' wide
  • Zone 4-8
  • Blanketed with Pink flowers in May
  • Reddish green leaves all season long
  • Beautiful reddish bark
  • Clusters of small red crabapples in fall
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 Ninebark 'Summer Wine' (Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward')

  • Full Sun
  • Zone 3-7
  • 5-6' tall x 3-5' wide
  • Unique Dark Crimson-Red Foliage from spring through fall
  • Red Stems and Clusters of pinkish-white flowers in spring

 

Beauty Berry (Callicarpa japonica)

  • Full Sun to partical shade
  • Zone 5
  • 4-6' tall x 4' wide
  • Multistemmed, decidious shrub with arching branches
  • Produces clusters of lavender berries in the fall that persist into winter

 

Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis paniculata)

  • Full Sun to partical shade
  • Zone 4-8
  • 30' tall x 4-6' wide
  • Blooms August - September

  

    

Virginia Sweetspire 'Henry's Garnet' (Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet')

  • Full Sun to particial shade
  • zone 5-9
  • 3-4' tall x 4-6' wide
  • Multistemmed, deciduous shrubs
  • White bottle brush flowers May-June
  • Fantastic red fall foliage

 

  

Miscanthus 'Super Stripe' (Miscanthus sinensis 'Super Stripe')

  • Full Sun
  • 4' tall x 4' wide
  • Zone 5
  • Superior gold banded leaves
  • Early, sturdy flower stalks that persist into winter

 

   

Switchgrass 'Northwind' (Panicum virgatum 'Northwind')

  • Full Sun
  • Zone 4-9
  • 5-6' tall x 2-3' wide
  • A North American Native Grass
  • Strong vertical habit with airy clouds of seed heads in fall

 

     

 

 

 

 

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