Fall flowering plants

Fall flowering plants

It’s not over until it’s over! There are still some stunning plants just now coming into flower.  Lillium formosanum- the perennial Formosa lilly I ordered from Plants Delights Nursery about 8 years ago shoots up from the ground in August and by October it has reached a height between 5- 7’ foot. I find myself looking forward to this tall lily with its beautiful white- green throated flowers taking center stage towering above rest of the garden that has collapsed.

Another stunning white flowering plant is Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’ reaches a height of 4-5’ and has white bright flowers against a coarse chocolate colored leaves. Many of the Eupatoriums are commonly called bonesets, thoroughworts or snakeroots.

Hydrangea Paniculata ‘Grandiflora’ looks terrific, heavy blooms sag dusty pink waving in the cooling breeze. Viburnum Plicatum ‘Summer in Snow’ one of my favorite shrubs, changes from orange and is a now deep red burgundy.

Lillium Formosanum

Detail of Lillium Formosanun

Eupatorium Rugosum ‘Chocolate’

Hydrangea Paniculata Grandiflora

Viburnum plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’- fall color

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One Response to Fall flowering plants

  1. Bert says:

    Good point. I hadn\’t thuohgt about it quite that way. 🙂

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