Fall Flowers and Plants

Japanese Anemones

Japanese Anemones (Anemone) are a beautiful cotton candy colored fall flower. While they also grow in a shade of bright white, the pink colored ones are my favorites.

When this plant is in full bloom, it reaches up to 4 feet in height. Broad, sturdy stems (that resemble sticks) grow out of […]

2017-08-25T12:19:15-04:00

Geranium

Geranium flowers, also known as Cranesbill, are a type of perennial flower. They grow outdoors and are often confused with the indoor versions.

They come in a variety of colors and are so easy to grow. They are one of the simpler plants to grow.

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2017-08-25T12:17:34-04:00

Colchicum

Colchicum is one of falls more brighter flowers. They bloom in colors like pink, purple, lilac and of course white.

They bloom around the time when the Autumn Crocuses are blooming. It is fitting since they resemble each other.

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Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum known as mum or mums is the typical fall staple flower. Well, it is to me! Every fall my mother always goes to the local nursery to pick out her selection of brightly fall colored mums.

There are many different species and colors of mums. There are also 12 different types […]

2017-08-25T12:16:13-04:00

Calendula Flower

The Calendula flower also known as pot marigold is the October birth month flower. They begin to grow in the summer, and last throughout the fall.

They bloom in colors of orange and yellow. They are a member of the daisy family. They even slightly resemble a daisy. Except that they bloom […]

2017-08-25T13:11:20-04:00

Boltonia

Boltonia is a flower that is not very well known. Or perhaps they are well known, just not by their name.

They bear a strong resemblance to Daisies and certain species of the Aster plant. Like a Daisy they have the same yellow disc in the center and are surrounded by flat […]

2017-08-25T12:15:51-04:00

Autumn Snowflake

Autumn Snowflake (Leucojum) grows in many different cultivars that grow in the spring, summer and fall. It reminds me of winter’s snowdrop with the drooping of the stems.

The difference is that these white flowers open. They are tiny white bell shaped flowers that dangle off of the ends of their branches.

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2017-08-25T12:15:22-04:00

Autumn Crocus

The Autumn Crocus (Crocus) definitely resembles its close relative: the spring Crocus. They have many similarities.

They are a low growing flower that looks best when used as a border for other autumn flowers. They usually only grow to be about 4 inches high, just like the spring cultivars.

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2017-08-25T12:14:50-04:00