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Fall Blooming Flowers

Wondering which flowers bloom in fall and which will look best on your wedding? This article will provide you with detailed information of fall blooming flowers, so read on...
Every season has its own beauty, sometimes it is the pure white snow or bright sunlight. The beauty of fall is hidden in foliage and fall blooming flowers. It won't be an exaggeration if I say that the most beautiful flowers bloom in fall! Fall is one of the best seasons to adorn your garden with flowering plants. But to know which flowering plants can be easily grown in your garden, you first need to know the different flowers that bloom in fall. The list is actually big, I am sure it will difficult to choose just a couple! In the following paragraphs, I have mentioned some of the most popular flowers that bloom in the fall season, you can either choose from the write up or from the list given further. If you are looking for fall wedding flowers, than you should think of different combinations as different combinations of fall flowers look more beautiful than just a single flower. You can decide the combination after reading the following write-up.

Flowers that Bloom in Fall

Asters
Asters are the most common flowers seen literally everywhere in fall. This is a perennial plant which has white, purple, or pink blooms. Sometimes asters can have a bluish hue, in fact, one of the famous purple fall flower is an aster. The flowers are small star-shaped and have a yellow center. If you want to invite butterflies to your fall flower garden, asters are the perfect plant for you, as asters can provide food for butterflies. These flowers bloom typically from August to October. Aster plants grow up to 6 six feet, however, they can be as small as one foot as well. This plant needs sunlight, so plant them in a sunny place, they grow best in zones 4 to 9.

Chrysanthemum
These beautiful fall flowers are available in different varieties. The best part of this flower that it is one of the late fall blooming flowers. To make your garden beautiful, plant different varieties of chrysanthemums; they are bright, colorful, and easy to manage! Chrysanthemums actually start growing right from late summer, but its color stays right up till frost. Plant mums at the start of the fall season, and plant them in a place where they are easily protected from frost. Zones 3-9 are the best for these flowers. Remember, a chrysanthemum is the identity of fall, so you have to plant them in your garden! And besides, they are easily available at nurseries, so that shouldn't be difficult!

Clematis
These are small white flowers which grow on bright green leaves. This plant is actually a climber which has a great bloom. Like most of the fall plants, clematis plant also requires sunny climate and well-drained fertile soil. Make sure the plant does not dry out, as lack of moisture is the enemy of this cute plant.

Toad Lily
Toad lily plants grow up to 3 feet tall and about 2 feet wide. The flowers look like orchids and grow best in partial shade. Humus rich soil, that is capable of retaining moisture, is the best option for toad lilies. You can grow them at the border of your garden and also among shrubs. The flowers of this plant are generally white, yellow, and mauve.

Helenium
Helenium, popularly known as sneezeweed and Helen's flower, belongs to the aster family. There are two similarities between clematis and helenium, the first being the bloom of both these plants are colorful and small. Secondly, both these plants requires sunny climate. The bloom of helenium is either orange, red, or yellow. This plant grows best in zones 3-9. The best part of this plant is that it can survive even in harsh climates. This can also be a unique fall flower for wedding, helenium in wedding is surely unusual!

Some More Fall Flowers
  • Goldenrod
  • Red Spider Lily
  • Caryopteris
  • Russian Sage
  • Japanese Anemone
  • Sedum Plant
  • Colchicum
  • Helianthus
  • Joe Pye Weed
  • Rudbeckia
  • Cimicfuga
  • Mum Pacificum
  • Perennial sunflower
  • Zauschneria
  • Boltonia
  • Chelone
This was all about fall blooming flowers. Hope you are able to decide which of these beautiful flowers you can use for your D-day or for your garden. You will surely see all these fall flowers in season. You can plant two-three types of fall flowering bulbs in your garden, but make sure their combination looks good.
By Girija Shinde
Last Updated: 10/6/2011
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