"Fall" in Love with Fall Color

The end of the Spring & Summer season doesn't have to mean the end of your bright, blooming garden. We've gathered a few of our favorite plants to add some Fall color and interest to your gardens, containers and hanging baskets.



Annuals


Pansies

A great choice for beds, containers and baskets, Pansies are easy to grow and thrive in cool weather and various lighting situations. Avoid full shade and overly wet soil.




Strawflower

Known for their unique petal texture and long bloom period, Strawflowers are a fun addition to containers and beds. Gardeners who love cut flowers, drying flowers and using their blooms for crafts will especially enjoy this flowers versatility.



Ornamental

Cabbage & Kale

This isn't the cabbage and kale you want in your salad. These ornamental varieties have tough foliage that can stand the cold temperatures. Bright whites and showy purples add contrast in containers and beds.





Grasses


Sedge / Carex

With a wide range of varieties from full sun to shade loving, deciduous to evergreen, there is a Sedge for every garden. Plant evergreen Sedge in containers or beds as a colorful backdrop for your blooming plants, or to add texture between established shrub and perennials during the cooler months.


Cordyline

Boasting colorful, large blades, Cordyline make a great statement as a centerpiece in containers or a backdrop in beds. Some varieties are evergreen while others are annuals- be sure to check! Ranges in size from a foot to over 5 feet in height.

Part to full sun.



Phormium

Also known as New Zealand Flax, these large and often colorful clumps of wide blades make a perfect specimen plant for beds or large planter boxes. Tolerant to poor soil conditions and do best in full sun to partial shade.




Black Mondo Grass

A popular choice for gardeners after the texture of ornamental grasses without the height. This low-growing, evergreen ornamental grass has blades that darken to black as they mature and pinkish-white flowers in the Summer. Full sun to shade, avoiding very hot locations.




Perennials


Heuchera

A wide array of colors can be found in the Heuchera from lime-green to dark purple, making it a complimentary plant for any container or bed. Evergreen foliage is accompanied by sprays of bell-shaped flowers in Spring and Summer.




Aster

Full sun to part shade is ideal for these colorful blooming perennials. Plant in containers or in-ground for a cluster of blooms from Summer to Fall. Available in a variety of colors.






Chrysanthemum

Often planted alongside Asters in containers or beds. Bright, colorful blooms cover the entire plant from Summer to Fall. Deadhead spent blooms to elongate bloom period.





Hellebore

If you love specimen plants, then Hellebore are for you! Lush, evergreen foliage is paired with exquisite blooms in the late Winter & early Spring, with occasional Fall or Summer blooming depending on the weather and variety. Deer resistant. Single and double blooms in a multitude of colors.




Rudbeckia

Black Eyed Susan's are a staple in most ornamental gardens. These hardy, long lasting bloomers are loved by the low-maintenance gardener as well as gardeners who love cut flowers for arrangements.





Trees & Shrubs


Maples

It's almost impossible to think of Fall color without thinking of the blazing colors found in Maples. Bright oranges to fiery reds make these deciduous trees a fantastic interest piece in Fall and into Winter. Size, lighting needs, and colors vary by variety.