From all seasons of the year, autumn is one of the most beautiful due to its earthy colors. After a hot summer, Mother Nature can finally take a well-deserved holiday. Although the trees with fallen leaves look a little dark, there are many beautiful flowers that can brighten your garden.
Not many people know that autumn wedding flowers can make an autumn wedding perfect. This is because flower sellers do not give to much importance to fall flowers. They concentrate on spring and summer flowers. Consequently, it is not very easy to find flowers that bloom in fall when you need them for a special occasion.
Flowers that bloom in autumn
Flowers like orchids, roses, zinnias marigolds, gerberas, lilies, sunflower, anthuriums, etc. are available during all year long. But, there are also flowers that bloom only in fall. Let us talk about some of the most beautiful autumn flowers hat can make any special occasion like a wedding absolutely perfect and any garden look like a small Paradise.
- Black-Eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan are perennial flowers which resemble a lot to sunflower. They grow in the wild and do not have a long life. The flowers have yellow petals and a dark purplish center. They can thrive in any soil type as long as there is plenty of sunshine. Black –Eyed Susan flowers can be planted to decorate gardens, open fields and anywhere one likes.
Chrysanthemum, or mum, is one of the most popular flowers that bloom during autumn. In order to produce an abundance of flowers, it is advisable to plant mum in spring. This plant makes bright pink, orange, red, white and pink flowers that can make any garden look very attractive. Chrysanthemum flowers are very suitable for wedding decorations because they resist a long time in water.
- Crown of Rays Goldenrod
This plant is one of the latest generations of goldenrods that convinced all gardeners overcome the prejudice against these flowers as roadside weeds. Nowadays, crown of rays goldenrods flowers are grown in many gardens for decorative purposes. They make many tiny, yellow flowers on dense, plum-like panicles. In order to thrive, these flowers must be planted in an area where there is plenty of sunshine. One has to divide them every two or three years; otherwise they will overgrow.
- Pink Culver’s-Root
These flowers look like lilac, producing spiky flowers colored in lilac-mauve. They bloom from the beginning of the summer until late autumn. They are wild flowers native to North America and can thrive in any soil. All they need is a place with full sun. The flowers look like mermaid’s tail and can resist a long time in water after cutting them. In addition, they attract birds and butterflies.
- Joe Pye Weed
Although its name is Joe Pye weed, this is not suggestive. This plant is not at all a weed. It makes small pink flowers and it is one of the most attractive fall plants. Gateway and phantom are the most popular cultivars of this autumn flower. They can be planted in combination with matrona and joy, two plants that also bloom in autumn. Joe Pye weed is suitable for beginner gardeners; it is butterflies-friendly.
Stonecrop is an autumn flower that thrives in places with direct sunlight. During summer, this plant is colored in green, while in fall it becomes burgundy. They can be planted in gardens and bordered with rocks. Stonecrop flowers do not require any special care.
Besides these autumn flowers mentioned above, there are also many others that bloom in fall. Here is a list of a part of them.