As the trees begin to show their leaf color, the stage is set for fall-blooming perennials to strut their stuff. Spring may get most of the attention in the gardening world, but don’t forget to include an autumn show in your perennial garden.
Many fall-blooming perennials add to the traditional autumn color palette with reds, yellows, oranges, and purples, but that’s not all. There are also plenty of choices in pink, blue, white, and lavender for a softer look.
As you’re planning your fall perennial garden, be sure to take a look around and see what’s still blooming. Canna lilies often continue blooming into cooler weather, as do rudbeckia, chelone, echinacea, and many others. Planning overlapping bloom times will ensure color throughout the season.
Read on for our top 10 fall blooming favorites to consider. Check out our article on Understanding Planting Zones To find out what zone you’re in!