Have a look at the Best Fall Flowers that welcome the arrival of autumn with vivid colors and spectacular textures in the outdoor space with style!
Fall has a certain charm that never seems to fade away. If you want to welcome it in your garden with fabulous shades of color every year, then here are the best Best Fall Flowers you can grow!
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Best Fall Flowers
Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis
Grow beautiful, colorful, and resilient Pansies in late summer so that it continues to flower during fall and winters!
Botanical Name: Dahlia
These perennials could live for over two years provided you offer them a strong support system. Dahlias do not tolerate frost well and prefer warmer climates.
Botanical Name: Solidago
This vibrant flowering plant can add charm to your fall garden. Goldenrod is also popular for its anti-inflammatory healing values.
4. Sweet Alyssum
Botanical Name: Lobularia maritima
5. Flowering Kale
Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
Check out more varieties of kale here
Botanical Name: Viola
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum
Mums define fall like no other flower! Though each type differs in its own way, most mums continue to flower for anywhere between 4-8 weeks.
Learn everything about growing Chrysanthemums here
Botanical Name: Celosia
Here’s all you need to know about growing Celosia
9. Black-Eyed Susan
Botanical Name: Rudbeckia hirta
This hardy flowering plant is mostly planted as garden borders, in balcony boxes or containers, and is popular for its ‘spicy’ aroma. It usually blooms from May to November.
Botanical Name: Asteraceae
Cosmoses are another excellent choice for a fall garden as they continue to flower for several months into the fall in shades of crimson, white, yellow, and pink.
Botanical Name: Platycodon grandiflorus
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus
Check out our article on growing Sunflowers here
Botanical Name: Canna indica
Canna can liven up the garden during autumn with its spotted variations of the red-orange, yellow, pink, or scarlet flowers.
Botanical Name: Verbena
With sweet-smelling, tiny flowers in saucer-shaped clusters, Verbena comes in shades of red, pink, white, coral, purple, bicolored varieties, and blue-violet.
Botanical Name: Helenium
With beautiful, daisy-like flowers, it can cover your garden with vibrant yellow, red, or orange shades during the dull months of autumn.
18. Japanese Anemone
Botanical Name: Anemone hupehensis
Also called Japanese Thimbleweed, this tall perennial bears shiny foliage and flowers in shades of pure white to creamy pink with a green-colored button in the center.
19. Autumn Crocus
Botanical Name: Colchicum autumnale
It is not a true crocus. The plant comes in shades of pink, lilac, white, and violet. It produces a bouquet of flowers in early fall.
Botanical Name: Tagetes
The flowers are either double or single borne. Marigolds are available in mahogany red, orange, and yellow in color and can make your garden look pretty hot during autumn!
21. Million Bells
Botanical Name: Calibrachoa
Million Bells bears mounds of interesting foliage that can grow up to 3-9 inches in height. The flowers come in shades of pink, violet, blue, yellow, bronze, magenta, and white.
22. Sweet Autumn Clematis
Botanical Name: Clematis terniflora
It showcases fragrant heads and tiny flowers in shades of pure white from August to fall when it turns into a fluffy-headed silvery mass.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus
Varieties like; Rose of Sharon, Giant Rose Mallow, Rose Mallow, Confederate Rose, Blue River II, and Lord Baltimore flower beautifully in fall months. Check the best hibiscus cultivars here.
24. Shrub Rose
Botanical Name: Rosa
Also known as landscape roses, you can include cultivars like; Lambert Closse, Felicia, Linda Campbell, and Knock Out in your garden for a colorful display of blooms during fall.
25. Hardy Fuchsia
Botanical Name: Fuchsia magellanica
Have a burst of shades in the fall months with colorful blooms of hardy fuchsia. Make sure to provide it right soil which is not too dry, hot, or moist is the main factor for this flower.
Botanical Name: Amaranthus
This herbaceous annual, flowers in summer, fall, and early winter with burgundy, red, orange, pink, and green blooms. It grows up to 2-5 feet tall in full sun to partial shade.
Botanical Name: Gomphrena globosa
The bright magenta bracts organized in globose with papery texture and clover-like flowerheads shine in a long summer to frost blossom. Though true flowers are trivial while looking closely you can see white to yellow trumpets.
28. Witch Hazel
Botanical Name: Hamamelis virginiana
Witch hazel blooms with yellow flowers tinged in red or orange in fall and winter when other bushes and trees drop their foliage. It prefers full sun to partial shade.
29. Perennial Sage
Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
It flowers from summer to fall, grow during spring, these fragrant drought-tolerant beauties are ideal for cutting and loves by butterflies and bees.
Botanical Name: Chelone obliqua
This clump-forming perennial, flowers during fall with purple, pink, and white blossoms that resemble turtle’s beak. It prefers full sun to partial shade and rich moist soil.
31. Autumn Monkshood
Botanical Name: Aconitum carmichaelii
This herbaceous perennial has an upright towering form, it showcases bold spikes of violet hooded blooms with blue undertones topping above the leaves during mid-fall.
Botanical Name: Calluna vulgaris
This evergreen shrub is a must-have in an autumn garden where it blooms in beautiful purple or mauve shades. There are also other colors available.