Autumn foliage
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October is nature's best kept secret

With the fall harvest almost over it's time to soak up the last bit of midday sun. Winter's approach brings melancholy to some, so the bright cheer of a good autumn display may be just the right prescription.

Here's a list of plants with great autumn performances.

   Index to plants with attractive autumn foliage


Rhus typhina

Attractive autumn foliage

Staghorn sumac is too common for some folks and does tend to become "weedy" looking.  But with the right companions, it can form an attractive overstory.  And who can deny the beauty in a great roadside display at the height of autumn?

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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