Plants with Colorful Fall Foliage

TREES

American beech    Fagus grandifolia    Full sun -half sun
Ash    Fraxinus    Full sun
Bald cypress    Taxodium distichum    Full sun
Beech    Fagus    Full sun -half sun
Birch    Betula    Full sun

Black cherry    Prunus serotina    Full sun
Black gum    Nyssa sylvatica    Full sun -half sun
Black locust    Robinia pseudoacacia    Full sun
Callery pear    Pyrus calleryana    Full sun
Carolina Silverbell    Halesia Carolina    Half sun

Chinese pistache Pistacia chinensis    Full sun
Chinese quince    Pseudocydonia sinensis    Full sun
Crape myrtle Lagerstroemia indica    Full sun
Dawn redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides    Full sun
Edible fig Ficus carica    Full sun

Flowering dogwood    Cornus florida    Full sun -half sun
Franklin tree    Franklinia altamaha    Full sun -half sun
Grancy graybeard    Chionanthus virginicus    Full sun
Hackberry    Celtis occidentalis    Full sun -half sun
Hawthorn    Crataegus (some)    Full sun

Honey locust    Gleditsia triacanthos    Full sun
Ironwood    Carpinus caroliniana    Full sun -half sun
Japanese maple    Acer palmatum    Full sun -half sun
Juneberry    Amelanchier arborea    Full sun -half sun
Katsura tree    Cercidiphyllum japonicum    Full sun -half sun

Kentucky coffee tree    Gymnocladus dioica    Full sun
Larch    Larix    Full sun
Linden    Tilia    Full sun
Maidenhair tree    Ginkgo biloba    Full sun
Maple    Acer (many)    Full sun

Mountain ash    Sorbus    Full sun -half sun
Oak    Quercus (deciduous)    Full sun
Ohio buckeye    Aesculus glabra    Full sun -half sun
Osage orange    Maclura pomifera    Full sun
Pawpaw    Asimina triloba    Full sun -half sun

Persimmon    Diospyros    Full sun
Redbud    Cercis canadensis    Full sun -half sun
Sassafras    Sassafras albidum    Full sun
Shagbark hickory    Carya ovata    Full sun
Sourwood    Oxydendrum arboreum    Full sun -half sun

Southern wild crab    Malus angustifolia    Full sun
Stewartia    Full sun -half sun
Sweet gum    Liquidambar styraciflua    Full sun
Tulip poplar    Lirodendron tulipifera    Full sun
Yellow wood    Cladrastis lutea    Full sun

Yoshino flowering cherry    Prunus yedoensis    Full sun
Yulan magnolia    Magnolia denudata    Full sun -half sun

Shrubs -with Colorful Fall Foliage

Azalea    Rhododendron (deciduous)    Half sun
Beautyberry    Callicarpa americana    Full sun -half sun
Bottlebrush buckeye    Aesculus parviflora    Full sun -half sun
Chinese jujube    Ziziphus jujuba    Full sun
Chokeberry    Aronia    Full sun -half sun

Cotoneaster (most deciduous)    Full sun
Crape myrtle    Lagerstroemia indica    Full sun
Devil’s walking stick    Aralia spinosa    Full sun -half sun
Dusty zenobia    Zenobia pulverulenta    Half sun
Farkleberry    Vaccinium arboreum    Full sun -half sun

Fothergilla    Full sun -half sun
Heart’s-a-bustin’    Euonymus americanus    Full sun -half sun
Japanese kerria    Kerria japonica    Full sun -half sun
‘Miss Kim’ lilac    Syringe patula ‘Miss Kim’    Full sun -half sun
Oakleaf hydrangea    Hydrangea quercifolia    Full sun -half sun

Oriental photinia    Photinia villosa    Full sun
Persian parrotia    Parrotia persica    Full sun
Pomegranate    Punica granatum    Full sun
Redvein enkianthus    Enkianthus campanulatus    Full sun -half sun
Rose    Rosa (some)    Full sun -half sun

Shadblow serviceberry    Amelanchier canadensis    Full sun -half sun
Smoke tree    Cotinus coggygria    Full sun
Spicebush    Lindera benzoin    Full sun -half sun
Star magnolia    Magnolia stellata    Full sun -half sun
Sumac    Rhus    Full sun

Sweet pepperbush    Clethra alnifolia    Half sun
Sweetshrub    Calycanthus floridus    Full sun -half sun
Sweetbells    Leucothoe racemosa    Half sun -shade
Titi    Cyrilla racemiflora    Full sun -half sun
Viburnum (many)

Virginia sweetspire    Itea virginica    Full sun -half sun
Winged euonymus    Euonymus alata    Full sun -half sun
Winterberry    Ilex verticillata    Full sun -half sun
Wintersweet    Chimonanthus praecox    Full sun -half sun
Witch hazel, common    Hamamelis virginiana    Full sun -half sun

VINES

Boston ivy    Parthenocissus tricuspidata    Full sun -half sun
Crossvine    Bignonia capreolata    Full sun
Grape    Vitis    Full sun
Virginia creeper    Parthenocissus quinquefolia    Full sun -half sun

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