Fall Flowers For Central Texas

Fall Flowers For Central Texas

School is back in session and store shelves are lined with fall and Halloween decor. Its still summer like weather, but the season is changing. The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of beautiful color in your landscape. There are several fall bloomers that do well in a Central Texas garden. Below are a few of our favorites.

fall asterFall Aster

This flower is synonymous with fall. The native perennial has a bushy appearance with gorgeous violet blooms the emerge September through November. Drought tolerant once established, Fall Aster prefers a sunny spot with well-drained soil.

 

Shrimp Plant

Shrimp plants–who gets its name from its shrimp like flowers– continue to bloom through fall, attracting hummingbirds with their hues of salmon, yellow, pink, and red. An evergreen bush, shrimp plant likes part shade and is drought tolerant.

 

Salvia_Red300Autumn Sage/Salvia Greggi

This beautiful evergreen shrub is another Texas native. A favorite among Central Texas landscapes, the Salvia blooms come in many colors, but many are familiar with the red variety. Drought, pest, and disease tolerant, once established this plant is incredibly low maintenance.

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