10 Fall Flowers That’ll Spruce Up Your Garden This Autumn

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Not all flowers will last the whole growing season. After your fall and summer flowers die, it’s time to spruce up your garden with beautiful fall blooms. Here are some flowers to consider.

Black-Eyed Susan / Rudbeckia

These vibrant flowers can brighten up any garden with their simple, bright blooms. You can spread the seeds and have them grow that way for a whimsical, wildflower type of garden.

Dianthus

These flowers do well in cool weather and come in a large variety of colors to suit almost every color palette. They also smell wonderful, and they’ll last a long time in your autumn bouquets.

Chrysanthemum

These lovely flowers grow in seemingly endless colors, which means you can pick mums that go with the rest of the colors in your garden. Yellow, orange, and red chrysanthemums, in particular, are perfect for fall. They also come in many sizes.

Aster

These small, daisy-looking flowers can add more vibrancy to almost any garden. They will bloom until the hard frost, so you can count on them looking beautiful through the season. Asters also attract bees and butterflies.

Japanese Anemone

If you don’t want your entire garden to be sporting reds, oranges, and yellows, consider this late-blooming flower. These pink flowers do well in partial sun and can liven up the garden.

Dahlia

Not all varieties bloom into the fall, but the ones that do will offer lots of options that have autumn colors.

Pansy

This is another flower that can come in many colors. They’re versatile and come in lots of varieties to help you achieve the garden look you want most. They don’t tolerate heat well, so autumn is the perfect time to add them to your garden.

Celosia

These flowers are easy to care for and are more durable than most flowers. Many varieties come in traditional fall colors like shades of red, yellow, and orange. They also are more vertical than a lot of flowers, which adds visual interest to your garden.

Ornamental Pepper

These are great plants to get amazing fall colors while also giving the illusion of the harvest season. You can pick from several colors and sizes to find the best pick for your garden. Don’t eat them unless you like particularly hot peppers, however.

Sweet Alyssum

These flowers come in purple and white and are excellent options to spread across the garden floor as a beautiful carpet. These flowers work well in cool weather and grow well in containers.