Gardening

10 fall flowers to brighten up the garden


Autumn is often cited for the beautiful foliage of Japanese maples and sweetgum.

However, this season also harbors beautiful fall flowers that brighten up flower beds and planters. Shrubs, perennials, climbers ...

Discover our selection of fall flowers!

To discover :

  • In the fall, make all the plantings a success
  • Flower your garden in autumn and winter
  • Make an autumn planter

Flowering shrubs in autumn

Winter heather (shrub)

  • Variety: Erica xdarleyensis ‘Kramer’s Rote’
  • Flowering period: from November to March
  • Flower color: very small bright pink flowers gathered in clusters along the twigs
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : acidic, drained, sandy
  • The little extra? : a long autumn and winter flowering for the heather massifs

Laurel tin rose

  • Variety: Viburnum tinus Lisarose
  • Flowering period: from November to March
  • Flower color: pink buds that gradually open into small white flowers with rounded petals
  • Exhibition: partial shade, shade
  • Ground : drained
  • The little extra? : a beautiful winter bloom that unfolds in the shade

Perennial fall flowers

Chrysanthemums

  • Variety: Chrysanthemum indicum Brennpunkt
  • Flowering period: October to November
  • Flower color: in the shape of a deep red double daisy with a heart with yellow highlights
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : Rich, fresh and drained
  • The little extra? : the flowers, leaves and stems are used in Chinese medicine to treat dizziness and high blood pressure

Asters

  • Variety: Aster Eleven purple
  • Flowering period: from September to November
  • Flower color: small light purple star-shaped flowers with a yellow heart
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : any type of soil except very dry
  • The little extra? : dwarf variety ideal in front of a bed or in a pot

Flowering climbers in autumn

Clematis

  • Variety: Clematis cirrhosa Balearica
  • Flowering period: from November to February
  • Flower color: cream-colored bell-shaped spotted with red
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : deep, drained and loose
  • The little extra? : its long flowering period which lasts from autumn to winter

Passionflower

  • Variety: Officinal passionflower
  • Flowering period: from July to November
  • Flower color: long cream petals topped by large purple filaments. The heart of the flower is made up of 5 prominent stamens.
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : deep, light
  • The little extra? : lightly scented flowers

Bulbs in bloom in autumn

Dahlias

  • Variety: Giant Dahlia ‘Otto’s Thrill’
  • Flowering period: from July to November
  • Flower color: large flowers 20cm in diameter in a sphere with petals slightly rolled up on themselves, salmon pink
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : fresh and drained
  • The little extra? : its height at maturity of 1.50m!

Crocus sativus

  • Variety: Crocus sativus
  • Flowering period: October to November
  • Flower color: corolla of 6 crumpled purple to mauve petals, 3 yellow stamens and 3 red filaments
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : well drained or even dry
  • The little extra? : variety cultivated for the saffron harvest

Annuals in bloom until fall

Thoughts

  • Variety: Viola tricolor
  • Flowering period: from March to November
  • Flower color: yellow, white and purple, formed of a silky corolla of 4 petals upwards and 1 downwards
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : drained, rich in humus and light
  • The little extra? : edible flowers

Maryland Zinnia

  • Variety: Zinnia marylandica ‘Zahara Sunburst’
  • Flowering period: from July to November
  • Flower color: in the shape of a large red and yellow daisy with a prominent heart
  • Exhibition: Sun
  • Ground : drained and rich
  • The little extra? : large bright flowers ideal as a bouquet

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