5 Potted Autumn Flowers – Chromatic Show On Your Balcony
Fall comes with a real avalanche of colors, shapes and scents, in a splendid décor in which nature throws its whole arsenal on stage before turning numbed in the freezing winter. If you want to witness and enjoy this exquisite chromatic show, then take a look at these potted autumn flowers, imparting vitality and personality alike inside your home. They can make a fine presence on either patios or balconies, with some of them withstanding the cold of the late fall and early winter.
First and foremost, the mums are always the handiest choice which rewards us with special colors and fragrances. Outside, mums tolerate very low temperatures so they remain a pleasant splash of colors even if the first hoarfrost lies over the garden. Inside, the mums help you filter air toxins while enchanting with their multiple colors and strong scent.
Viola – this smaller cousin to the pansy offers masses of tiny, delicate flowers in fall. Violas bloom in a wide selection of colors — white, blue, purple, yellow, and many color mixes. They add perky color to spring container gardens and window boxes and last all the way into the fall. Their blooms are edible and make a colorful addition to a salad.
Impatiens also range among the best flowering indoor plants. The plant which, in the folk tradition, brings joy and fruit in the house, blooms from spring to autumn and loves shady and moist places. It is very easy to grow and maintain.
Aster is the second on our list. The plant produces pretty daisy-like flowers in a range of colors and, depending on the species, are frost tolerant. Experienced gardeners recommend not to plant annual asters in the same place year after year in order to avoid diseases. Preferably plant in full sun, or partial shade in moist, well-drained soil so they last longer into the cold season.
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.