Frankie's Fab 5 Shrubs

CANADIAN SERVICEBERRY (AMELANCHIER CANADENSIS) 

Blooms with white blossoms in early spring, and leaves turn vibrant red and orange in fall. Full to part sun. Zone 3b.

RED MAJESTIC CORKSCREW HAZEL (CORYLUS AVELLANA 'RED MAJESTIC')

Twirling stems feature ruby-red foliage in summer. Full sun. Zone 4b. 

BABY BLUE EYES SPRUCE (Picea pungen 'Baby Blue Eyes')

Silver to blue foliage offers protection and shelter for birds and wildlife. Full sun. Zone 2a. 

GOLDEN SHADOW PAGODA DOGWOOD (Cornus Alternifolia 'W.Stackman')

A shrub with clustered white flowers, blueberries and variegated foliage. Part sun to shade. Zone 3b.

CRANBERRY COTONEASTER (COTONEASTER APICULATUS)

A ground-cover shrub with dark green foliage all year, small pink flowers in spring and red berries in fall. Full to part sun. Zone 5a.  This was originally published in the February 2012 issue of Canadian Living and at http://bit.ly/XkjTVm