10 fall blooms to add to your garden this season

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Just because Spring is over doesn’t mean you have to stop planting beautiful blooms in your yard,  plant these 10 fall bloomers for some late-season color.

Marigold Tagetes patula decorative bright flowers outdoors
Marigold

These annuals can take cool nights and even withstand a light frost. Plus, they add a nice pop of fall color to your backyard.

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Goldenrod

The Goldenrod flower is a good choice for any garden in the fall and the golden color of this perennial will add brightness to any backyard. The blooming period for these flowers is usually August to October.

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Fathen (Sedum) in the garden, autumn
Stonecrop (Sedum)

These blooms can keep up in the fall even when the others have faded, they require little maintenance and come in a variety of colors from pink to yellow to white.

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red heuchera "Chocolate Ruffles" planted in mixed border with yellow spirea and other plants in summer garden
Red Heuchera

Heuchera is a cold-tolerant perennial that comes in many different shades. These are grown for their beautiful colorful foliage.

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alyssum white flowers in full bloom among the fallen orange autumn oak leaves in the fall park
Sweet Alyssum
These blooms have a light honey smell and look best cascading from window boxes and baskets. They will also tolerate a light frost so you don’t have to worry about the brisk temperatures of fall hurting them.

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fall color, rudbeckia flowers in autumn garden
Black Eyed Susan

The state flower of Maryland usually blooms from mid-summer to mid-fall for months of reliable color.

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Beautiful coleus plant or Painted Nettle with bright red and yellow leaves, growing in the garden
Coleus
Coleus come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. The leaves have color that ranges from a burgundy to a bright lime green. They can keep these colors all the way throughout fall until a deep freeze comes along.
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White fence with flowers. Pink rose, blue Salvia (Sage), purple Catmint, green and yellow Lady's Mantel. Colorful and elegant.
Rose

While you might not think of a rose as a fall bloom, shrub roses bloom all the way until a freeze. They also are a pretty hardy flower that will last all the way through fall.

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Snapdragon before a window Antirrhinum majus
Snapdragon
Snapdragons come in almost every color and don’t mind the cold, blooming until a hard freeze.
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Colorful bright autumn flowers. Sunny warm autumn morning in the city park
Begonia
These bright flowers come in all shapes and colors. They will be certain to brighten up your backyard deep into fall!
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Marigold Tagetes patula decorative bright flowers outdoors
solidago, gigantea, canadensis, invasive, antropogenic, uncultivated, tall, rumors, coastal, shrubs, railways, roads, along, blooms, yellow, blossom, herb, doors, door, house, beige, wooden, plaster, old, ancient, weed, pretty,
Fathen (Sedum) in the garden, autumn
red heuchera "Chocolate Ruffles" planted in mixed border with yellow spirea and other plants in summer garden
alyssum white flowers in full bloom among the fallen orange autumn oak leaves in the fall park
fall color, rudbeckia flowers in autumn garden
Beautiful coleus plant or Painted Nettle with bright red and yellow leaves, growing in the garden
White fence with flowers. Pink rose, blue Salvia (Sage), purple Catmint, green and yellow Lady's Mantel. Colorful and elegant.
Snapdragon before a window Antirrhinum majus
Colorful bright autumn flowers. Sunny warm autumn morning in the city park

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