Spiraea prunifolia (Bridalwreath Spirea)
UGA Research and Education Garden, Griffin GA; April 2014
Calycanthus floridus (Sweetshrub)
UGA Research and Education Garden, Griffin, GA; April 2014
Color comes as much from foliage as from bloom. The conifer garden is always a spectacular color show, with deciduous selections mixed in. The red leaves of the weeping Japanese maple (left) is an especially attractive contrast to the greens and golds of arborvitae and juniper.