Foliage isn't the only fall color option -
berries are another highlight.
I spotted these fruit bearers in my area,
which can broaden and lengthen fall interest in your garden.
Beautyberry (Callicarpa), with
jewel-like berry clusters
is a unique ornament in the fall garden.
The bright berries of Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia)
follow crimson fall foliage.
Firethorn (Pyracantha) has a wild and wooly form...
Its name hints at the thorns that make maintenance a challenge.
In early fall, winterberry's fruit (Ilex verticilata)
peeks meekly from between the leaves,
...but grabs our attention once the leaves are gone.
'Myriman' is a male pollinator, while 'Morton' (Silver Sprite) is a female fruiting clone.
Hollies (Ilex) also require a male pollinator for females to bear fruit.
Hollies (Ilex) also require a male pollinator for female plants to bear fruit.
Yellow crabapple berries dazzle in the sun.
Malus 'Hozam' Holiday Gold, is a variety that bears yellow fruit.
Many crabapples bear red fruit.
Winter King Hawthorn (Crataegus viridis 'Winter King')
has great winter presence with vivid red berries.
|Bright Winter King Hawthorn berries|
So much color just waiting to be appreciated!
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