​Perennials For Fall

Posted by Dennis Sons on Dec 06, 2014

Fall color is what most homeowners and gardeners are always seeking. Who does not want year round color in their yard? Here are some amazing perennials to plant for color during this time as they have a blooming period which peaks during the fall months of the year. The White Snakeroot is beautiful and produces white flowers that last many weeks. They have grayish green foliage and the flowers grow in clusters. It grows best and can grow anywhere from five to six feet tall. It can grow in a variety of light and soil conditions. Yellow Waxbells is also an excellent choice. It grows best in acidic and prefers shadier environments to reach its potential. It will produce purplish stems with green foliage, and the flowers are light yellow and are naturally beautiful. Pineapple Sage is another great selection. The flowers are edible and smell like pineapple. It grows best in climate zones eight through ten and can grow upwards of six feet tall. It loves moist soil conditions and full sunlight environments and is quite hardy. The flowers are a bright red. The False Aster is another great consideration and has pink or white flowers that have yellow centers, similar to that of a daisy. The leaves of this plant can be up to six feet tall in the right conditions. It can grow in a variety of light conditions and prefers moist soils. Monkshood is a unique choice and produces panicles of violet-blue flowers that are breathtaking when in bloom. It can withstand temperatures down to thirty degrees. It can grow to be anywhere from five to six feet tall and has dark green foliage. It loves moist soils and full sunlight.