Rules for the selection of perennial flowers that are planted in autumn

Flowers, being an adornment of any site, fill it with bright colors and do not cease to amaze others with their splendor. Wanting to enjoy the beauty of flowering plants next year, many gardeners already in early September begin to prepare perennial flowers that are planted in the fall. By correctly combining perennials, you can create floral arrangements that will delight you with continuous, abundant flowering from the first days of spring to the beginning of winter.

Why is perennials best planted in autumn?

Planting perennial flowers in the fall is an opportunity to get the chic result of a rich flowering flowerbed with relatively small material and labor costs. The reason for this is that plants planted in the fall are easier to adapt and temper in the cold winter months. With the onset of spring, having passed the process of getting used to new conditions and having gained strength, perennials are ready to direct all their efforts to intensive growth and abundant flowering.

Aconite, clematis and adonis are beautiful flowering perennials that manifest themselves in all their glory precisely in the autumn planting: after wintering in the soil, they take root better, grow and delight with flowering

Another, no less significant reason for planting perennial flowers in the fall, is the opportunity for the grower to devote more time to this process: soberly assess their desires and possibilities, more carefully think out beneficial combinations of flowers, and also prepare the soil and planting material. In addition, the soil warmed up after summer sunshine is easier to dig up. Soil moistened with seasonal rains will not require watering after planting.

In order to enjoy the flowering of perennials the very next year after planting, it is necessary to choose an express variety for autumn planting. Planning to green the site with beautiful flowers in the spring, in an effort to fill the empty flower beds, gardeners are feverishly buying everything in a row, not always thinking about the appropriateness of such purchases. Therefore, it is more advisable to fill the flower beds even before the onset of cold weather, so that with the advent of spring they will already admire their beauty.

We plant plants blooming in the spring

Bulbous early flowering planted from the first ten days of September until the second half of October. The period of autumn bulb planting may vary depending on the features of the current season and the climate of the region, but not later than a month before the arrival of frost on the soil. While planting too early can cause the germination of the bulbs, which can be detrimental to the plant at the first frost.

Spring is first of all a parade of bulbous and primroses, which, reviving the flowerbed, create the spring look of the garden

For open sunny areas, hyacinths and crocuses, daffodils and tulips, muscari, chionodoxes, Pushkinia, Scylla are perfect. Among primroses, primrose and anemones can be safely planted in autumn.

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Bright decoration of spring flowerbeds are irises, whose names in translation from ancient Greek sounds like a rainbow. A variety of colors of flowers of these plants are a comparison with the most beautiful natural phenomenon

You can start dividing iris rhizomes in early September. In the same period, one can divide the rhizomes of overgrown perennial peony bushes, sprinkling them before transplantation with ash or charcoal.

Spring-flowering phloxes are easy to propagate in the fall, both by dividing the rhizome and by sowing seeds in the ground. You can sow directly in open soil seeds: digitalis, nasturtium, poppy, lyatris.

Perennial flyers for autumn transplant

1-2 weeks before the onset of frost, you can begin to plant perennials that will please bloom the next year in the summer months.

This time is optimal for planting lilies and daylilies: lily bulbs are transplanted every 2-3 years, daylilies can grow in one place for up to 5 years

In the second half of September, they begin to divide and transplant delphinium, phlox, rudbeckia, aquilegia. Seeds in the soil can be sown: chamomile, flax, lavender, lavender, calendula, cornflower, clove.

Regardless of which perennial is chosen, it is advisable to prepare the soil for its planting in advance: dig and fertilize, introducing vitamins, minerals and, if necessary, antibiotics. Planting depth will depend on the type of plant and soil texture.

We plant autumn-flowering plants

The final chords of the riot of colors are perennial flowers blooming in autumn. Since they bloom profusely during this period, they should be planted with great care in order to minimize damage to the root system, thereby ensuring prolonged flowering and excellent rooting.

A striking decoration of the flower garden during this period are: coreopsis, geleniums, stonecrops, asters. But the real queens of compositions during this period are chrysanthemums

Bright orange "lanterns" of the physalis plant can be a spectacular addition to any floral arrangement. An unusually beautiful plant with delicious fruits that are widely used in cooking, propagates by sowing seeds in the ground

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