Fall Blooming Plants: A Guide to Colors, Care, and Maintenance

Fall Blooming Plants: A Guide to Colors, Care, and Maintenance

Most people who enjoy summertime will also tell you they love all the beautiful plants, trees, bushes, and flowers. And really, what’s not to love? Beautiful rose bushes abound, and wildflowers can be breathtaking. But summer ends, the leaves start to fall, and we turn to autumn.

As the wind blows in cooler air, many people look forward to the cooler weather and the plants and flowers that bloom in the autumn.

If you want to turn your garden into a lovely fall scene, there are wide varieties from which you can choose. Your first step is to decide what colors you want to bring to your garden, how many plants you will need, and what types of flowers will make you smile when you see your garden in full bloom. You will need to consider how much room you have available, the conditions of your ground, how much attention your plants will need, and other factors.

It is always a good idea to consult the people at your local plant, landscaping, and garden store. Choose one in your immediate area to take advantage of their expertise in the growing conditions in the fall in your area.

Several flowering plants might be great for your local area and make your fall season extra beautiful!

Among the suggested plants are:

  • Coontail plant
  • Butterfly plants
  • Ferns of many types
  • Pokeweed plant
  • Yarrow plant
  • Blazing Star plant
  • Hepatica plant
  • Water garden plants, again so wide varieties that might work for you
  • Blackberry plant
  • Ajuga plant
  • Iris Cristata plant
  • Goldenrod plant

You can use hundreds of other plants to achieve your fall dream garden. Only your imagination, budget, local soil conditions, and the size of your plot will get in the way. Have fun, enjoy the look you have created, and start planning for your spring planting!