In my yard: Cottinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ . considered a tree but I grow it as a shrub, whacking it back to the ground each spring to keep the height lower and make it bush out. easily grows tall in a season. glows purple with the sun behind it.
'Green Velvet' retains the upright, rounded shape you'd expect from a boxwood on it's own, with little to no pruning from you. This evergreen shrub boasts deep green, glossy leaves year round. 'Green Velvet' matures at X with a globose shape.
Orange Rocket Berberis - If you're looking for a low maintenance shrub that's deer resistant, rabbit resistant, drought tolerant and has outstanding foliage then look no further than Orange Rocket barberry.
Red Twig Dogwood with yellow twig dogwood Shrub Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous Cold hardiness zones: 2 - 8 Light needs: Partial to full sun Sunset climate zones: 1 - 14 - 24 Water Needs Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat