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.
If you have a large bare area in your yard, consider planting cannas for a blaze of summer color that will gladden your heart.
The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.
As we walk around our gardens hoping to find that last rose of summer, we are already dreaming of roses yet to come.
Whether you prefer the large hyacinths that are synonymous with the Dutch, or the smaller ones beloved by the Brits, do plant some hyacinth bulbs this fall.