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Fall Fashion for the Garden

October 25 2022 – Addison Gregory

Fall Fashion for the Garden
Fall Fashion for the Garden

Fall colors stylize and paint this garden design highlighted with Japanese Maples. Create a woodland walk with natural flagstone through the garden. Finish with a circular seating area with a surface of fine, crushed gravel to create the perfect spot to relax in the garden.

 

(3) A Japanese Maples

Favorites for fall color, choose 3 different verities of Japanese Maples (Acer sp.) to create a colorful woodland tree canopy.

     

    (2) Evergreen Color and Texture

    Choose one variety and repeat.
    Golden Fernspray Hinoki (Chamaecyparis o. 'Fernspray Gold')
    Chamaecyparis o. 'Nana Lutea'
    Cryptomeria j. 'Sekkan-sugi'
       

      (2) Berries and Fall Beauties

      Choose one variety and repeat.
      Beauty Berry (Callicarpa sp.)
      Mountain Pepper (Drimys lanceolata)
      Viburnum 'Brandywine' or similar
      Viburnum p. t 'Mariesii'

         

        (2) D Fall Leaf Color-up

        Choose one variety and repeat.
        Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus)
        Fothergilla sp. 'Mt Airy' or similar
        Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
        tea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
           

          (2) E Dwarf Evergreen Color 

          Choose one variety and repeat.
          Nandina d. 'Obsession' or similar dwarf
          Piers japonica 'Little Heath'
          Calluna vulgaris "Firefly'
          Carsten's Wintergold Pine (Pinus m.)

             

            (16) F The Low Layers

              Mix and match 3 varieties of these low growing plants that add texture to the understory layer to the trees and shrubs.
              Epimedium
              Helleborus
              Bergenia
              Liriope

                 

                (16) Ornamental Grasses and Ferns

                  Choose one variety and repeat to tuck along the flagstone path and around the patio.
                  Orange Sedge (Carex testacea)
                  Carex 'Cappuccino'
                  Carex o. 'Evergold'
                  Fern Dryopteris e. 'Brilliance' or similar
                  Ferns
                  Fountain Grass (Pennisetum a. 'Hameln')

                   

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