It's time to wrap up warm, take the dog out for a walk, and marvel at the stunning red, yellow and bronze colours that are at their best at this time of year in our local parks and green spaces. But you can also introduce some of this magic into your own garden by considering one or two key plants that look their best in Autumn and early Winter. Below are my top 5 plants for Autumn colour. For more ideas or help with garden design or planting design contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.evehacking.com.
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' does what it says on the tin and ironically works best in damper areas (Image: Gardening Express)
Rhus typhina tree is just a knockout colourful focal point in a garden (Image: Into Gardens)
Parthenocissus quinquefolia climber can cover a wall with it's warming tones (Image Wikimedia)
Japanese Acer trees such as this Acer 'Brilliantissimum' can offer the whole spectrum of Autumn
A small to mid height Amelanchier lamarckii tree is an elegant choice for an urban garden and also offers multiple seasons of interest with spring flowers and red Autumn leaves (Image: Pinterest)