Many of our clients have requested a color plant palette for their San Diego gardens that actually reflect the change in seasons. Having beautiful fall color isn't only available for the East Coast. Even with our milder climate, there are many options for seeing the seasons change in your own landscape with brilliant color in the glowing shades autumn. Here are is a suggestion that can bring brilliant fall color into your garden:
Koelreuteria paniculata The Goldenrain tree can take cold, heat, drought and wind. This hardy deciduous tree shows seasonal color- new leaves are purplish maturing to bright green. The showy flower clusters in the summer are yellow and it has gorgeous papery salmon-colored seed pods in the fall.