Green bush with red berries. The undivided maplelike leaves attach in pairs opposite to one another along the stems and live in usda zones 2 through 7. Its early spring rose pink flowers give way to oval red berries. Cornus sericea this species of dogwood is a deciduous shrub which grows 15 4 m tall and 3 5 m wide. Its branches and twigs are dark red and the dark green leaves are opposite and ovate to oblong shape.
Cotoneaster is native to north africa temperate asia and europe and most of its species are upright shrubs. Extremely winter hardy arctostaphylos uva ursi bearberry is a slow growing creeping evergreen shrub with trailing red stems studded with small leathery shiny obovate dark green leaves up to 1 in. The flowers are small dull white and appear in clusters which are followed by white berries. When leaves accompany red berries their characteristics offer identification tips.
The foliage turns red or purplish in winter before becoming green again in spring. Glowing red foliage behind large drooping scarlet clusters points to american cranberrybush viburnum opulus var. Spreading cotoneaster cotoneaster divaricatus is a quickly growing bush with dark green deciduous 1 inch leaves that bring long lasting shades of purple orange or yellow to the fall garden.