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The most beautiful fall flowers for container gardens

Fall flowers are perfect to have a beautiful and decorative container garden in autumn. They are colorful and attractive. They will make your container garden eye-grabbing. If you want to enjoy a pleasant ornamental view in the fall, you should definitely grow one of these amazing fall flowers.

1. Mums

Mums are very colorful fall flowers. They are one of the most beautiful and popular flowers in the world. Mums come in different colors and all the colors are available. Although they are mainly Fall flowers, they can grow in any climate. Growing them is easy, they don’t require much care and attention.

2. Goldenrod

This is another excellent Flower to grow for the Fall. It blooms from the end of the summer and during the Fall. It is a cheery plant that will add a cheerful atmosphere to your place. You can grow other plants newt to it such as ferns and ornamental grasses.

3. Stonecrop (Sedum sp.)

Stonecrop is a member of the succulent family. Just like the rest of its family members, Stonecrop is an extremely tough and low maintenance plant. This flower is one of the strongest Fall flowers. It can tolerate frosts, full sun, and strong winds. How the perfect growing conditions for Stonecrop are:

  • hot temperatures
  • humidity
  • moderate moisture

4. Toad Lily

This is an excellent decorative choice for the Fall because this gorgeous flower blooms when every other plant is dormant or finished blooming. It will bring life to your container garden. Toad lily blooms from late summer to the Fall and it looks like Orchid. For growing Toad Lily, you will need to provide it with:

  • Partial Shade
  • Well-drained soil

5. Helenium

Helenium blooms beautifully at the end of the summer. Helenium is one of the most popular fall flowers for container gardens. Besides being beautiful, it is also low maintenance and tough. You can prolong its blooming by deadheading it. Helenium requires access to direct sunlight daily and well-drained soil that is rich nutrients.

6. Sweet Autumn Clematis

These beautiful white flowers are very elegant and ornamental. They are one of the longest bloomers. They usually bloom from the end of the summer until the beginning of the winter. They are also very fragrant. They release such a sweet odor. Sweet Autumn Clematis is a vine thus you will need to provide it with support.

7. Caryopteris

Caryopteris is an exceptional flower. It is distinguished by its extremely attractive blue flowers and greyish-green leaves. Caryopteris blooms at the end of the summer until the end of the fall. Caryopteris prefers a neutral pH soil. It also needs a rich soil and access to full sunlight.

8. Pansies

Pansies are one of the best Fall flowers for containers. They are extremely attractive and beautiful. They are very decorative too. You can place them both indoors and outdoors. In some regions where the climate is moderate, they bloom year round. Pansies are easy to grow and you can grow them any time in the year.

9. Rudbeckia

Although it is basically a sunflower, it remains an excellent flower to grow in the fall. It blooms from the summer until the end of October. It comes in different colors but most people favor it in yellow. It adds brightness to the garden. The most recommended varieties are Autumn Sun’ and ‘Autumn Colors.

10. Aster

Aster is an extremely charming and eye-grabbing flower. It will adorn your container as well as attract life to your garden. Bees and butterflies in particular like this flower. Aster blooms in autumn and winter. Aster is very colorful and it will provide with an extremely beautiful view.

11. Million Bells

This is one of the most coveted Fall flowers. Million Bells is very embellishing and alluring. It is beautiful and has a remarkably diverse array of color options. Commonly it blooms from summer to Fall and if you live in a warm region, it will also bloom in the winter. You can grow it in hanging baskets, containers or in your patio.

12. Coneflower

Coneflowers are beautiful decorative flowers that will add colors and brightness to your garden. They are also low maintenance and widely available. They are highly recommended for fall gardens.

13. Oxalis

This is one of the most decorative Fall flowers. Oxalis is an extremely beautiful plant that has an exceptionally attractive color. Oxalis blooms from the summer until the fall. It can also bloom in the winter if the climate is moderate. You can grow it both indoors and outdoors.

14. Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Coral Bells are amazing plants. They are very popular for both indoor and outdoor decorations. Its spectrum of colors will blow your mind. Besides, it is really low maintenance. It only requires to be grown in partial shade.

These are the best Fall Flowers. These Flowers are extremely decorative and they will bloom during the fall making your garden extremely pleasant.


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