The colors are so brilliant right now that I have to post a few examples from my garden. I’ll stop with these, I promise.
Sweet Shrub (Calycanthus floridus).
The large maple that shades our house.
Dogwood leaf (Cornus florida).
PJM Rhododendron with its fall purple hue and one over-eager flower.
(For more check the comments in Fall Color Project on The Home Garden Blog .)