The flamboyant leaves are not the only centers of interest in autumn, certain flowering plants compete in beauty to prolong the pleasures of summer thanks to their sometimes spectacular, sometimes delicate blooms.
Discover with us 10 sure values to bloom your autumn in all beauty!
Unavoidable, the chrysanthemum is definitely the flower of autumn. It comes in many highly ornamental varieties to adorn beds, path borders and rockeries in the garden or your pots on the balcony. The range of colors allows all the fantasies as well as the shape of the flowers, sometimes similar to very simple little daisies, sometimes to pompoms when they are very double, even very original on the varieties ‘Tokyo‘ taking on the aspect of disheveled stars: a very varied world is offered to you.
Let yourself be tempted by their beauty, without prejudice!
Available nowadays in multiple varieties, some of which are very resistant to powdery mildew, a disease that posed some problems on old cultivars, l’aster is an essential autumn plant.
The aster is adorned in autumn with a multitude of starry daisy flowers covering pastel shades. From pure white to fuchsia through all shades of pink, mauve and bluish, the aster exists in dwarf or classic varieties.
Not exceeding 30 cm, ‘Pinkie‘ et ‘Anne‘ honor pink hues, while ‘dark beauty‘ or ‘Blue Beauty‘ are adorned with a deep blue.
For your beds, opt for large varieties that can exceed one meter in height, such as the splendid ‘Rosenquarz‘ pale pink, or even ‘Crimson Brocade‘ with fuchsia pink semi-double flowers.
The aster is rustic down to -20°C, so it is suitable for all gardens.
Shrub valuable because very easy to grow and adapting to all situations, supporting both drought and cold, the Heather is a ‘must-have‘ in the garden or on a balcony.
Covered with a multitude of pink or white flowers, it knows how to brighten up sunny areas like no other.
Choose one variety blooming in autumn like ‘White Perfection‘of a beautiful white or the rose’Darley Dale‘ which will flower from November to April.
Know that you can flower the garden almost all year round by choosing the right species and varieties of heather, do not deprive yourself of it!
Pansies and other violasare valuable biennials for flowering in the fall.
You have the choice between a multitude of colors and habits with these plants which will be suitable for hanging baskets or planters on a balcony, as well as for the borders of paths or as a ground cover (for cascading varieties such as ‘Cool Wave‘) in the garden.
Flowering will be guaranteed from October to June with an explosion in the spring!
We think little of it in the garden, however Jerusalem artichoke forms magnificent screening hedges that can reach 2.5 m in height in summer.
Ce vegetable This root, much appreciated in the kitchen, is covered with yellow flowers like so many little suns that will illuminate your autumn until the first frost, when the foliage will fade, and the harvest can begin!
The autumn camellia
L’species Camellia sasanqua comes in many cultivars that produce flowers in autumn. Singles on ‘Rainbow‘, they can be very double on ‘Joan‘ or scented on ‘Narumigata‘.
From pure white to red, including all shades of pink, and even two-tone shades, you’re sure to find the perfect camellia to adorn a shady area in your garden or balcony!
The laurel tin
Easy-to-grow shrub, le laurier tin, ou Viburnumis recommended for all novice or busy gardeners.
Both hardy and drought tolerant, it can reach nearly 2m to please your home. Think about the variety’Lisa Pink‘ which will bloom continuously from October until April, just like ‘Gwenllian‘ which will delight you with its dark pink buds, turning into pale pink flowers tending to white over time.
There are many species and varieties of clematis able to flower brilliantly in autumn. Often repeat-flowering, they also bloom in spring like the splendid ‘Isabella®’ two-tone in shades of pink, or the astonishing ‘Blue Light’®, with flowers in lavender blue pompoms. Climbing, this plant will elegantly cover the trunk of an old tree, a fence or a trellis.
A real gem for semi-shaded areas, Japanese anemone is a very floriferous plant ideal for embellishing your beds. The new variety ‘Red Riding Hood‘ blooms from late August to late October in magenta pink.
‘Wild Swan’, with white petals tinged with mauve on their reverse, blooms from June to November without stopping!
The Cyclamen of Naples
Plant of undergrowth appreciating the semi-shaded situations, the cyclamen of Naples requires no maintenance to bloom abundantly each fall. Pink, white, mauve, this delicately scented plant will form flowery carpets over time at the foot of your hedge shrubs or at the edges of beds or paths.
In a pot, alone or accompanied in an arrangement, it brightens up terraces, window borders and balconies thanks to the delicacy of its lightly scented flowers.
Source: Au Jardin, conseils en jardinage by www.aujardin.info.
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