Flowers That Bloom In Autumn
We took a close look yesterday at those flowers to plant in the fall allowing you to enjoy their colors and fragrance into the winter. Today, we will discovers some of the flowers that bloom in autumn. So, keeping in mind this blooming stages, you can decorate the garden so that you have an uninterrupted show of colors, colors and scents from early spring till late fall. Bear in mind that some of them do well in pots and containers so you can enjoy them on patios and balconies as well.
Butterfly bush or Buddleja davidii is a large variety with arching branches, lance shaped leaves, and panicles of scented pale blue flowers. Nectar rich plants encourage beneficial wildlife into the garden by attracting pollinators. Depending on the species, it blooms late summer into the fall, with the flowers resisting the first bite of frost.
Dahlias are rich beautiful flowers that grow from an underground tuber, which makes for prolific growth through spring and summer then flowers in autumn. Dahlias flower in all colors, so carefully choose them to harmonize with the rest of your garden.
Next on your list of flowers that bloom in autumn is Canna, a decorative plant that can be grown either in pots or in the garden. It is a perfect choice for creating a lush, tropical look, Canna offers large leaves and glowing flowers in shades of red, orange, yellow, and pink.
Salvia or sage comes in a wide range of sights and smells, as there are many different types of it, all easy to cultivate and growing quickly. Many colors are available from different types of salvia and these include blues, purples, pinks, reds as well as some whites and yellows. Important to note salvia attracts pollinating insects which is good for keeping a healthy garden.
Echinacea is a daisy like looking flower attracts butterflies, bees and other insects to the garden and its flowers are also good for cutting. It blooms from July till October and prefers a moist well-drained soil and can easily tolerate heat at full maturity.
Colchicum also known as the naked lady is an impressive flower, both by shape and colors, ranging from pink, violet to white. The big cup-shaped blooms appear seemingly out of nowhere in fall and create a bright show of colors. It’s a plant that does well in the sun and shade as long as the soil is well-drained.
Sources: Almanac.com, Homelife.com, Bhg.com