Late blooming perennials are a treat to the eye and a treat to pollinators, which find fewer sources of nectar and pollen as summer fades to autumn. Here are several perennials that will perk up your September/October gardens.
Planting with pollinators in mind is not only environmentally friendly, it's also easy on the the eyes. Here are six of our favorites that are easy to grow and attractive to people and pollinators alike.
My favorite season is autumn. The weather is cooler, the sun shines abundantly, and I love the autumn colors of red, yellow and orange… and blue, purple and pink. Yes, that’s right, blue, purple and pink, and you can add to that magenta, rose, red-purple, royal blue, lavender and sky blue. These are all the true colors of autumn here in the United States due to one of our most glorious and prolific wildflowers, the aster.