Autumn planting in a pot x 4 – see pictures and pick up ideas!

What kind of autumn planting is suitable for the pot? Well no matter what! See pictures of different options and be inspired by ideas. Which of these four is your favorite?

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A good rule of thumb for planting is to choose three different plants for the pot. One high, one medium high and one low or descending. When choosing plants, also consider different leaf shapes and colors. Pictured is a silver leaf, royal beron and cyclamen.

1. Autumn planting in a pot glows in color

If you like strong colors, you can try an autumn cluster in the plantings, which blooms until frost. Intense purple goes well with lime green ‘Albert’s Gold’ heather. Liverweeds can also withstand the cold and some of them can overwinter in the flower bed or rock garden Ilona. A casual addition to the planting comes with a copper hinge. Although it doesn’t thrive over the winter, the dried hay looks great even in the winter.

If you are planting in a flat pot or pot, you can plant the plants symmetrically on both sides of the middle plant or compose in the background of the tallest plant, insert medium-tall plants in between, and finally low, descending plants at the edges of the pot.

autumn planting in a pot

The colors fall in the fall. When the fall colors color the garden, there must also be plenty of potted plantings. Heather ‘Albert’s Gold’ and autumn asters bring color to the plantation. Liverweeds also have colorful species and varieties.

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2. Autumn planting is like a small forest

Conifers and heather are durable and look good in autumn plantings for a long time, even until spring. Some conifers can also overwinter in frost-resistant pots. Of the perennial conifers, pines and zebras survive in winter potted plantations, for example, junipers
better. Junipers are more sensitive to spring sores. In addition to conifers, heather and crowberry are suitable for the forest plant theme.

Pots made of frost-resistant material can decorate the home’s entrance year-round. These pots are made of concrete, polystone and wood, among other things. Also some ceramic pots
withstands fluctuations in winter conditions and temperatures.

autumn planting in a pot

In concrete pots, conifers can grow for years. The most successful pines, such as mountain pine and sembrat. As a companion to conifers, add woody plants such as heather and crowberry or cover the pot with a layer of moss.

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3. The autumn pot planting shimmers with silver

Autumn cyclamen and king begonia are suitable for early autumn potted plantings. They can’t stand the frost, but a little coolness doesn’t put them in an instant. Combine silver-gray-leafed plants for a delicate pink-flowered autumn cyclamen and a spectacular-leaved royal begonia.

Silver-leafed plants act as complementary plants in the plantation, calming the whole and on the other hand emphasizing the more spectacular plants. For example, try silver wire, silver leaf, and silver herb.

autumn planting in a pot

The leaves of royal begonia are more important than its flowers. Many shades can be picked from the leaves, followed by other flowers and leafy plants for potting.

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4. Autumn planting in a pot raises the leaves to the main part

When potting, pay attention to leafy plants. Spectacular fairy flowers and elf flowers are suitable for planting in a pot garden from spring to autumn, but also as a perennial delight for flower beds and planting areas. The casual canvas is a beautiful ground cover perennial, but especially the book-loving ‘Burgundy Glow’ delights with its beautiful colorful leaves in autumn pots.

If you need flowering for these perennials, try, for example, a single-flowered autumn anemone and a tall autumn mimic. If you want to move plants from potted plantations to overwintering for winter, for example, lift the seedlings out of the pot before winter comes.

autumn planting in a pot

Autumn anemone and autumn music ‘Brunette’ decorate the pots of perennials. Book-leaf casual canvas and fairy flower ‘Green Spice’ bring variety to the planting.

The story has been published in Kotiliesi 20/2017.

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