Tag: foliar color

Autumn Color That Proves It

UNITED STATES—There may not be a good time to talk about it this year. The late warmth really put a damper on some of...

Foliage Shows Its True Color

UNITED STATES—Flowers were originally colorful only to attract pollinators. Breeding has improved the color and quality of many garden varieties of flowers, to make...

Colorful Foliage Fades Through Summer

UNITED STATES—Autumn foliar color is not the concern yet. It develops later as deciduous plants defoliate for winter. Purplish, reddish, yellowish, bluish or gray...

Colorful Foliage Long Before Autumn

UNITED STATES—The best and brightest color in the garden is obviously still provided by flowers. Autumn color can be spectacular, but only amongst relatively...

Color Is Lacking This Autumn

UNITED STATES—Sweetgum, flowering pear and Chinese pistache are the most reliable trees for flashy autumn foliar color, especially in such mild climates. They may...

Gardens Show Their True Colors

UNITED STATES—Contrary to popular belief, good autumn foliar color, or 'fall color', is possible on the West Coast. Mild weather only limits the options...
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