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Autumn flowers in the garden and for the balcony

With temperatures dropping and the first frost, flowers are slowly disappearing from the garden. We are getting closer to winter, and with that we are nearing the end of the vegetation cycle. Regardless of the bad weather, your garden does not have to be deserted, autumn perennials tolerate cold and high humidity. Colorful autumn flowers will bring a touch of colorful colors to the gloomy and foggy autumn days.

There is a large selection of autumn plants and perennials that you can include in your garden or plant on your balcony. You can find inspiration below in our list of the  most famous types of flowers that bloom in the fall.

The most common fall choices are:

  • aster,
  • sun (heliopsis),
  • žednjak,
  • Japanese forest anemone,
  • fuchsia,
  • pansies (viola) and
  • erika.

This is just a small group of plants that are characterized by autumn flowering. By choosing autumn flowers, you can have a flowering and colorful garden until the end of autumn.

Sun-loving autumn flowers

When choosing flowers for the autumn garden, particular attention should be paid to the position of the plant, some species seek more sun while others manage better in shaded or shaded.

  • Star is derived from the Greek word aster, which means star. It is a plant that can withstand rainy and foggy weather.

    There are different types of stellar, as many as 180, that will fill your garden with a variety of colors (from purple, bluish to pink and white).

    As asters have different breeding requirements, they can be divided into several groups:

    • asters that need medium fertile soil and full sun exposure,
    • asters needing fertile, moist soil in a sunny or partially shaded area,
    • asters needing moist, medium fertile soil and a partially shaded area.
  • The stars bloom until late fall.

    They can be propagated by seeds (in spring and fall) and by basal cuttings during spring.

    The most commonly occurring diseases and pests are: plant lice, white flies, fungal diseases (ash, gray mold, rhizotonia).

    The recommendation for reducing the disease is:

    • planting with appropriate spacing,
    • avoid over-watering,
    • adequate air circulation; and
    • preventive cutting (removal) of the affected parts of the plant.
    • It is a compact  shrubby perennial from the Glaucoma family originating in North America and southern Canada. Planted in the form of a bush can reach a height of 1m and in such a bushy form it is well tolerated by strong wind and storm. If you are planting it individually, it should be supported with support sticks.

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