We told you how to create a flower bed that will decorate the garden all summer long. But in the fall, asters can be safely called the queens of the site. Unpretentious, easy to grow and care for, asters sometimes remain in flower beds until the first snow, pleasing the eye with a variety of shades of their bright stars.
Chrysanthemums. This is really a symbol of autumn in the vast majority of regions of our country. Chrysanthemum bushes can rise to a height of one and a half meters, although there are also undersized varieties, and the choice of shades is incredibly large. Chrysanthemums with small flowers are especially resistant to frost.
Dahlias. Another very popular autumn flower, which has a rich selection of varieties with a wide variety of shades and shapes. There are six main types of dahlia, but in general there are about 20 thousand varieties of this plant..
Rudbeckia. These flowers, so similar to common chamomile, usually differ in all shades of orange and yellow, with a dark brown core. The flowers are large, the stems reach 65 centimeters in height. Rudbeckia are not afraid of shade, they can bloom until frost, there are no special care requirements.
Zinnia is graceful. These flowers are also known as majors. The shape of the flower can be varied, and the size reaches 10 centimeters. Very bright and colorful zinnias are afraid of strong winds, and they can grow not only in flower beds, but also in flowerpots..
Decorative sunflower. It is not grown for the sake of seeds, but simply because of the beauty of a large and bright hat. Now there are many varieties of decorative sunflower, some even more resemble fluffy chrysanthemums than the well-known agricultural crop.
Gelenium. This flower even has a prefix in its name – “autumn”. Gelenium has smaller inflorescences than rudbeckia, but it is also bright and attractive, it differs in yellow, orange, red and brown colors..
Marigolds or Tagetes. Another sunny plant that often blooms even in November. Fluffy, cute, literally spreading marigolds are well suited for creating flower borders, very unpretentious, there are several popular types.
Phlox. Small flowers of this plant are collected in clearly visible inflorescences of red, purple, pink, lilac shades. These inflorescences keep on the stem for a long time, decorating autumn flower beds with juicy colors.
Monards. A very interesting and even exotic flower that blooms just in September. Inflorescences come in a variety of shades, and monarda leaves, by the way, can be brewed with tea, they are quite capable of replacing bergamot, so the plant is also useful.