Thursday, September 5, 2013

Fall Flowers Add September Color to the Garden

Add some jewel tones to your Fall garden!

Well after the hydrangeas, daylilies and usual summer blossoms have faded, here are some cultivars and varieties to try for keeping a colorful palette in the garden. (Recommended by New York-based garden designer Grace Kennedy for WSJ.)

Lespedeza ‘Avalanche’
Anemone ‘Honorine Jobert’
Helianthus ‘Italian White’
Euphorbia paulustris
Verbascum chaixii ‘Album’
Verbascum chaixii
Nicotiana alata ‘Lime Green’
Zinnia ‘Benary Orange’
Zinnia ‘Envy’
Dahlia ‘Mrs. Eileen’
Asclepias curassavica ‘Silky Gold’
Agastasche rupestris
Autumn Reds and Purples:
Verbena rigida
Sedum matrona
Calmagrostis brachytricha
Salvia ‘Purple Majesty’
Callicarpa americana (produces berries in Fall)
Verbena bonariensis
Dahlia ‘Karma Chocolate’
Angelica gigas
Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’
Aster ‘Woods Blue’
Zinnia ‘Benary Pink’

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