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Shrubs for Autumn colour in your garden

At this time of year there are some fantastic shrubs and perennials which really come into their own, providing stunning autumn colour from their berries, leaves and flowers. Here at Perrywood near Tiptree we have the largest range of plants in Essex and these are our top picks for introducing colour into your garden.

Colour from…flowers

  • Hebes
  • Hydrangea
  • Sedum
  • Aster
  • Anemone

Asters provide colourful flowers for your beds and borders


  • Nandina
  • Leucothoe
  • Euonymous Spindle Tree
  • Blueberry
  • Hammamelis Mollis
  • Virginia Creeper

Stunning autumn colours


  • Skimmia
  • Symphocarpus
  • Hypericum

The red berries of Skimmia japonica ‘Pabella’

Visit our huge outdoor plant area for more choice, and plant advice from our expert team who are passionate about plants.

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