Not only the mums, but there are also other fall flowers for containers that you can grow for a great show of colors in autumn!
Colorful mums define the fall. They’re one of the most popular flowers in the world and available in so many colors. Growing them in containers is also super easy, and they grow in almost every climate. Both the perennial and annual mums are available. Learn more about growing mums!
Goldenrod blooms in late summer to fall. This cheery plant can be grown easily in containers and goes along well with ferns and ornamental grasses and other fall flowers.
3. Stonecrop (Sedum sp.)
A gorgeous, late-blooming succulent, stonecrop is a tough little cookie that will bowl you over with its tolerance to extremes. It can last through frosts, full sun and strong winds with the ease of an iron shield! However, hot temperatures, humidity, and moderate moisture are deemed as the perfect weather condition for this perennial.
4. Toad Lily
The orchid-like flowers of toad lilies blossoms at the time when most plants have finished blooming, from late summer to the end of the fall. This easy-to-care perennial has a soft corner for partial shade and moist but well-drained soil.
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