Tranquil Japanese Garden
Built in 1903, the world-famous Butchart Gardens, located in Brentwood Bay in British Columbia, Canada, boasts lavish floral display gardens and a wide array of trees. Shown above is the treasured estate's Japanese garden.
Japanese maple trees turn bright cherry red a darker wine color when autumn rolls around. Trees get their crimson hue from a pigment called anthocyanin, the same nutritious pigment that lends red cabbage its intense color. Maples produce anthocyanin during autumn to serve as a kind of antioxidant for the trees.
An Autumn Bouquet
The above idyllic forest scene shows the bright contrast between various plants' changing leaves.
On a cool late-autumn morning, a few color-saturated leaves remain alongside bare branches.
Stroll Through the Park
Taken in late autumn, this stunning photo shows the warm hues of fall against an azure sky.
View from the Balcony
This view from a terrace highlights the coral and canary yellow colors of trees and shrubbery in Kyoto, Japan.
A view of autumn treetops, with various types of trees each changing their own unique shade of fall thanks to the breakdown of chlorophyll, the pigment that lends leaves their original green color.
A carpet of fallen leave beneath nearly bare trees, with green grass in the background serving as a memory of summer gone by.
This magnificent view shows the multihued beauty of the Adirondacks, a mountain range located in the northeastern part of New York. In this region, the fall foliage peaks during the last two weeks of September.