Consider native red buckeye (Aesculus pavia) for a small tree that looks good through many seasons. It unfurls red flower spikes that are a hummingbird magnet. Typical chestnut-type fruits form in fall with three nuts per hull. Give red buckeye full sun in all zones, with afternoon shade in the South. It will also grow and flower in part shade. Plants need consistent moisture for healthiest leaves. Red buckeye often forms multiple trunks. Prune it to one for a more tree-like appearance. Size: 12 to 15 feet tall and wide. Hardy in Zones 4-8.
A pair of textured love seats creates seating around a round, ribbed coffee table. Three red trunks double as colorful decoration and extra table surface, while a horse statue adds to the Asian feel of the design. French doors open into the room to provide access to the balcony and move fresh air and natural light into the space.
Bright natural lighting bounces off the light white and neutral surfaces in this beautiful Asian living room. A decorative fireplace surround adds some softness to the clean lines of the design. Textural ribs on the coffee table are a beautiful contrast to the light walls and rug. A large mounted plate, glass statue case and red trunk add Asian flair to the space.
The kids' bedroom of the HGTV Dream Home 2014 has a traditional yet preppy feel that extends to the adjoining bathroom. The space is decked out in bright red, black and white color scheme, bold patterns and durable kid-friendly fabrics.
A multi-level living room includes a built-in, low level shelf that serves as a media center. The ocean blue rug and red sofa continue the bright, cheerful whimsy of the rest of the home's color palette.
An original piece of playful art by resident artist Celery Jones depicts a massive bunny holding what looks like a hot air balloon. The black and white painting with a pop of fire engine red coordinates with the bedroom's defined color scheme.
Start with a full, lush Christmas tree and cut the flower stems to be about 5 inches long. Stick the flower stem right into the tree towards the trunk and the heftiness of the branches will hold the flowers up. Complete the look with gifts wrapped in red, pink and floral patterned papers. Sprinkle some rose petals at the foot of the tree to bring a touch of romance to your floral tree look.
The famous fall color of New England owes its reputation to sugar maples (Acer saccharum). Fall Fiesta sugar maple was introduced in 1987. Its fall color features more oranges and reds than other sugar maples. This selection also boasts strong winter hardiness, with a trunk that’s resistant to sunscald and frost cracks, conditions that can occur during cold winters. Give trees a sunny spot in moist, well-drained soil that’s slightly acidic. Trees grow 50 to 75 feet tall and up to 50 feet wide. Hardy in Zones 3-7.
Native trees are often trouble-free beauties, and serviceberry is no exception. ‘Autumn Brilliance’ (Amelanchier x grandiflora) is the result of a cross between two native serviceberries. It delivers white flowers in spring that fade to form edible blue-black fruits (terrific in jams and pies). Birds also love the fruits. Fall color is outstanding with shades of orange-red. ‘Autumn Brilliance’ typically has multiple trunks and a pretty structure that’s especially visible when snow lies on branches. Size: 15 to 25 feet tall and wide. Hardy in Zones 4-9.