Q: Hi John,
My flowering annuals are dying back and I am looking to bring in more Fall color for the season. What do you suggest?
Laura L., Facebook Fan
A: Dear Laura,
As many of the summer annuals have stopped blooming, now is the time to add hardy flowering blooms and stunning foliage to keep color in the garden with warm yellows and oranges, fiery reds, and deep bronzes and burgundies. We suggest planting the following for spectacular Fall color:
Flowering: Winter pansies and violas, ornamental cabbage and kale, Cylcamen persicum, chrysanthemums
Foliage: Dusty Miller, Senecio greyi, blueberries, ferns, ornamental grasses
Perennials: Coral Bells (Heuchera), Chinese Lantern (physalis)
Trees: Sumacs (Rhus), Red Maples (Acer), Tupelo (Nyssa), Stewartia
Berries: Beautyberry (calicarpa), Spindle Tree (Euonymus), St. John’s Wort (Hypericum), Cotoneaster
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