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Hi, could anyone give me an idea on what Autumn flowering shrubs and Perennials to Grow as i have a few spaces in my borders.I have a lot of spring and early summer stuff but toward the end of summer theres not much colour. i,m not very keen on bedding plants as i want  things that last year after year. thanks in advance. Elizabeth. 


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 21,661

    Michelmas daisies, especially "Monch", Rudbeckias, especially "Goldsturm', heleniums.

    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • Thanks Busy-Lizzie. I do like any sort of daisies, so will give them a try.

  • little-annlittle-ann Posts: 878

    Achileas, hardy fuschiasimage

  • Margaret7Margaret7 Posts: 26

    I have had great shows from perennial sweetpeas, many colours to be had and some excellent height at the back of borders, easy to keep and propagate.

    Dahlias also give good flowering up to the first frosts, but do need a bit of attention ie lifting if in a hard winter area.

    Good luck

  • Thanks everyone, masses to choose from then. The garden centre is calling me lol!

  • Sedums always look great later in the year, and the insects will love you for them.


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