Not all flowers are created equal. We're not just talking about size, shape and color. When it comes to flowers that will stand the test of time, there are only a few that thrive once they're cut for floral arrangements. And come Fall, the pickings are even more slim. But, we've got good news! These eight Fall flowering plants are perfect for any cut flower arrangement and we carry them all at GSCO!
Medium growing perennial. Height: 5-6 feet Spread: 2-4 feet
Golden yellow flowers in summer to early fall
Medium growing upright annual. Height: 2-3 feet Spread: 8-10 inches
Range of warm-toned colored flowers mid-summer through frost. Great for dry flower arrangements.
Medium growing upright annual. Height: up to 18-60 inches
Pink, magenta, orange or white flowers for summer through fall. Attracts birds and butterflies.
Medium growing upright perennial. Height: 3-4 feet
Full sun/part shade
White or pink flowers for 6 to 8 weeks beginning in July through September. Attract bees and butterflies.
Medium growing upright perennial. Height: 12-18 inches feet
Red trumpet flowers for 4 to 6 weeks beginning in late spring
Upright clumping perennial. Height: 3-4 feet Spread: 15-18 inches
Lavender flowers for summer - early fall
Medium growing upright perennial. Height: 18-24 inches
Full sun/part sun
Blue flowers for June to September
Medium growing upright perennial. Height: 3 feet Spread: 18 inches
Scarlet flowers for 6 to 8 weeks beginning in July
Do you have visions of cutting flowers from your garden and bringing them inside to enjoy? Join us for a one hour class to explore different types of flowers that thrive even after they are cut. We will talk about the best way to preserve your flowers, once cut and give you some tips on design. This class is free, but registration is required.