The gardening plots

Rules of selection of perennial flowers that are planted in autumn

Rules of selection of perennial flowers that are planted in autumn

Flowers, as a decoration of any plot, fill it with bright colors and never cease to amaze others with its splendor. Wanting to enjoy the beauty of flowering plants next year, many growers already in the first days of September begin to prepare perennial flowers which are planted in autumn. Properly combining perennials, you can create floral arrangements that will please abundant flowering continuous from the first days of spring till beginning of winter.

The contents

Why is fall planting of perennials is best?

Planting perennial flowers in autumn – the opportunity to get a splendid result of the rich blossoming flower beds at relatively low material and labor costs. The reason for this is that the plants planted in the fall are easier to adapt and grow tougher in the cold winter months. With the onset of spring, after passing the process of adjusting to new conditions and firmly established, perennials are ready to direct all its efforts on an intensive growth and abundant flowering.

Easy carrying fall planting perennials

Aconite, clematis and winter – flowering perennials, showing itself in all its glory it was during the autumn planting: after wintering in the ground they better take root, grow and delight flowering

Another equally significant reason for planting perennial flowers in the autumn, is the ability for the grower to give this process more time: to appreciate their desires and opportunities, more thoroughly think out the best combination of colors, as well as to prepare the soil and planting material. In addition, after the warm summer sunlight the soil easier to dig. Seasonal rains moistened the soil won’t require watering after planting.

In order to enjoy the flowering perennials the following year after planting, you need to choose for autumn landing of the Express variety. When planning to plant trees on a plot of beautiful flowers in the spring, in an effort to fill empty beds, gardeners are feverishly buying everything, not always thinking about the appropriateness of such purchases. So to fill the flower beds more appropriately before the onset of cold weather so spring has to admire their beauty.

Raise the plants blooming in spring

Early flowering bulbs are planted from first decade of September and until the second half of October. During the autumn of the landing of bulbs may vary depending on the peculiarities of the current season and climate of the district, but no later than a month before the advent of frost on the ground. At that time, as planting too early can cause the germination of bulbs, which negatively can affect the plant at the first frosts.

Pleasing to the eye primroses

Spring – is primarily a parade of bulbs and primroses that reviving flower bed, create a spring look of the garden

For open Sunny sites are ideal: the hyacinths and the crocuses, daffodils and tulips, Muscari, hionodoksy, the Pushkin, Scylla. Among the primroses in the fall you can safely plant out primrose and anemones.

A bold, handsome irises

Decoration spring flower beds become irises whose name in ancient Greek sounds like a rainbow. The variety of colors of flowers of these plants are compared to the most beautiful phenomenon of nature

To divide iris rhizomes, you can start already in the first days of September. In the same period, it is possible to divide overgrown perennial rhizome peony bushes, sprinkle them before transplanting ash or charcoal.

In the spring, Phlox is easily propagated in autumn by dividing the roots or by sowing in the ground seeds. Sow directly in open ground and can seeds: Foxglove, nasturtium, poppy, liatris.

Perennial annuals for fall transplanting

1-2 weeks before frosts, you can start planting perennials, that will bloom next year in the summer months.

Ready to transplant Lily bulbs and rhizomes daylilies

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

In the second half of September begin to divide and transplant the delphinium, Phlox, rudbeckia, Aquilegia. The seeds in the soil you can plant: chamomile, flax, lavender, and Lavater, calendula, cornflower, carnation.

Regardless of what stopped the perennial choice, the ground under his landing, it is desirable to prepare in advance: to dig and fertilize, making vitamins, minerals and, if necessary, antibiotics. Planting depth will depend on the plant species and the mechanical composition of the soil.

For autumn planted plants

The final chords of the colors are fall blooming perennial flowers. Because in this period they bloom profusely, they should sit with great care so that minimum damage to the root system, thereby ensuring a long flowering and excellent rooting.

Autumn flower bed with elegant balls of chrysanthemums

Bright decoration of the flower garden during this period are: coreopsis, helenium, sedums, asters. But the real Queen of songs during this period the chrysanthemums

Bright “gadgets” exotic physalis

A showy addition to any flower arrangement there may be bright orange «lanterns» plants of physalis. Extremely beautiful plant with delicious fruit that is widely used in cooking, it is propagated by sowing seeds in the soil

Features of autumn planting on video:

Content related