Their daisy flowers have red, yellow, orange and maroon shades that remind us of the rich colors of the blankets woven by the Native Americans.
There is pleasure in just working outside since we realize winter will soon close in and closing us indoors.
Many years ago a friend left a start of this mum on my front porch, and grateful for her generosity I have passed it along to nearly every gardener I know.
These flowering onions look exotic floating above the other plants.
There are some perennials that provide an added bonus of foliage that changes color in the fall.
I love it for its wealth of golden flowers, which fill my vases from mid summer to mid fall.
Learn all about the Peony, Indiana's state flower, on this Focus on Flowers.
Fall is really about delayed gratification; we know our perennials will come into flower again as the seasons unfold.
Lespedeza is one of the best flowering shrubs for late summer and early fall. It has long arching stems weighed down by large sprays of purple pea flowers.
Grey, silver plants soften the landscape if used wisely.