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Fall Perennials You Can’t Kill
When you plant these hardy perennials in fall, you’ll not only get lots of color, but your blooms will thrive season after season. These workhorse perennials can tolerate various extremes, including drought and cold weather.
Known as echinacea, coneflower typically grows 2 to 5 feet tall. This easygoing perennial works well as a companion plant.
Though coneflower thrives in full sun, it can tolerate some shade. These beauties make excellent cut flowers and attract birds and butterflies to your garden. If you have time to deadhead the spent blooms, these flowers last until the first frost.
This dependable succulent brings amazing beauty to your garden with star-shaped whitish-pink flowers that eventually turn red. Some varieties provide great ground cover while others grow up to 3 feet tall. Sedum spreads and is also easy to propagate by cutting a stem and replanting in a new location.
This hardy, sun-loving flower plays well in your garden with daylily, rudbeckia and ornamental grasses. Daisies spread easily and make great border blooms. They can survive under almost any condition in your garden so long as they have sun.
If you’re a beginner gardener or even a seasoned one, there are certain no fuss, no fail garden plants that gardeners turn to in their outdoor space. These flowers and foliage plants bring color, interest and texture to the garden, and they can take dry, drought-like conditions.
When you turn to these low-maintenance plants, your garden will reward you with endless beauty.