Not sure what Flowers To Plant In The Fall? Try these easy-care autumn flower varieties that will add some beauty to your garden. Whether it be beauty berries or cock’s comb, there’s no doubt that planting the best seasonal flowers in October can increase your chances of having the most beautiful yard in the Fall
That’s why here at Victory Lawn Care Services, we generated a list of fall flowers that are easy to grow in your very own big backyard. That way, you can add some variety beyond the usual potted mums and pansies.
Without further here is a list of five fall flowers in the south that you should plant in your own right now!
1. Signet Marigolds
Otherwise referred to as edible marigolds or rock-garden marigolds, these types of flowers are grown mainly in Mexico and thus are used to guide spirits towards their homes during the increasing popular celebration, Dia de Los Muertos(“Day of the Dead”).
Because they grow best in areas that have lots of sunshine and are hot and humid, the climate in Germantown, Memphis, and Collierville is perfect for growing them at this time of the year.
If ever you want to plant these flowers at this time, you can either plant them inside a pot in your very own house or sow the seeds directly in a nice patch of moist earth in your very own backyard underneath the hot, shining sun. Either way, they should sprout up in about a few weeks or so.
If you want, you can either use these flowers as an accessory for your next Halloween costume or as a garnish for your next batch of sunny side salad or Fall pastries.
Side note: While these flowers are generally harmless, if consumed in large quantities, they can be damaging to your overall health. So please, use caution and not add too many of these flowers into your diet!
2. Hardy Mums
Not to be confused with the potted flowers sold at Kroger, these chrysanthemums are great for growing inside your own backyard and will last much longer than the fully bloomed variety ones sold at this time of the year.
To get the best results, all that you have to do is to first plant the seeds indoors in a pot filled with rich, well-drained soil with lots of organic matter in it. After that, you place them underneath the warm sunlight and watch them grow. From there, you can harden the plants and transplant them outdoors.
3. Japanese Toadlilies
Besides being the perfect name for a wicked witch’s flower, Japanese toad lilies are some of the most beautiful, easy-to-plant, hardiest flowers to grow in your own backyard!
Not only are they a great addition for your next Fall garden party, but they’re also great as a decoration of Japanese tea ceremony demonstrations and fall festivals (otherwise referred to as Obon festivals).
To plant these, all that you need to do is plant them in an organic, humusy type of soil with plenty of sunlight and keep the soil nice and moist with some water(but not too much water) until the lilies begin to bloom.
Side note: If you don’t have time to keep your own garden nice and moist and need help figuring out where to plant your precious darlings, you are more than welcome to give us a call. We do landscaping design services as well!
Otherwise referred to as cock’s combs or wool flowers, this firey, feathery flower type is excellent for adding color to your very garden. Plus, it’s exceptionally drought-tolerant, which makes it a perfect variety of flowers for beginner gardeners in Germantown and Collierville to try and grow on their own.
To grow these, all that you need to do is plant them in an area filled with full or partial sunlight and keep the soil nice and moist.
4. American Beautyberries
Easy to grow, drought-tolerant, and do not require a lot of maintenance, these berries are great for growing in your big backyard at this time. You can even make delicious jam out of them!
To grow these, all that you need to do is plant them in an area that has plenty of sunlight and watch as they come out of the soil.
Side note: While these berries typically grow well in wooded areas with fertile, well-draining soil, you can grow them in just about every type of soil that you can imagine.
So tell us everyone, which of these fall flowers do you plan on planting in your backyard this October? Are there any on this list do you think are worth mentioning? Be sure to leave us a comment down below.
Also, if you need help planting any one of these flowers and creating a beautiful fall landscape for your home, give us a call today at 901-870-3720!
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