More subtle choices include coleus heliotrope and salvia. Lowes shows you fall flower options for garden containers and window boxes including pansies kale asters chrysanthemums gourds and pumpkins.
Its great for a simple look.
Best flowers for window boxes in fall. Since they are selected to have no or few seeds theyll bloom continuously all season without deadheading. Water thoroughly and allow to dry slightly between waterings. Lastly use white mini ornamental pumpkins and white gourds to fill in spaces.
Colorful blooms that thrive in the high summer heat. Other trailing flowers that will spill handsomely over the edges of your sunny window box planter include trailing ivy-leafed pelargoniums black-eyed susan vine and euphorbia Diamond Frost. The most common variety in the United States Impatiens walleriana is easy to maintain grows well in.
Luscious lantana are fantastic sun heat and drought tolerant flowers for large containers and landscapes. Petunias Petunia atkinsiana Amazing Flowers for Window Boxes with Fragrant Blooms. Available in many colors.
Best for Minimal Look. For sunny locations choose sun-loving and heat-tolerant plants such as geraniums marigolds and succulents. While petunias will always be popular explore unusual trailing flowers like the tropical red chenille plant pictured.
This idea features a simple brown planter that is designed to sit right on the sill of your window. It is drought tolerant which makes hit highly suitable for window flower boxes which are fully exposed to the sun. For best results look for mums that have more buds than open flowers theyll bloom longer and repot them right away in a larger container with well.
Plant one in your window box so you can see the show up close. To achieve luscious color in a deeply shaded window box give impatiens a try. A classic plant for window boxes.
Chrysanthemums are the quintessential fall flower and theyre great candidates for containers. English Ivy is a lovely choice as a base plant for your window boxes. Classic flower shape easy to grow.
Fill in with things like inch plant ivy euonymus heather or vinca which will cascade over the edge of the box. Marigolds are the perfect flower for a fall window box. Some great flower choices are maiden grass perennial sunflowers boston ivy virginia creepers and helenium red and orange and golden rod yellow and yellow marigolds.
Last but certainly not least a variety of small gourds and pumpkins help fill in the gaps and bring even more fall flair to your window box. Water thoroughly and allow to dry slightly between waterings. Create a breathtaking miniature garden using the best plants for window boxes such as geraniums fuchsia verbena petunias and sweet potato vine.
Green White Window Box Using lots of leafy greens and focusing more on textures fill in your window boxes with ornamental kale cabbage green ivy. Verbena Verbena officinalis Fuchsia Fuchsia magellanica Colorful Window Box Flowers with Cascading Blooms. Below is just a small sampling of some of the flower boxes that our customers have sent in showing off their fall window boxes.
Also known as the common annual Geranium this type of perennial usually grows from 6 inches to 3 feet tall and up to 2 feet wide. Use bronze-orange mums as the focal point then add in yellow and red ornamental peppers and leatherleaf sedge for beautiful texture. Impatiens do well in shady locations.
Petunias geraniums zinnias nasturtiums and begonias are good choices for main-theme flowers. Lambs ear is a practical choice if you dont want the plants in your window box to overload your senses. Ivy thrives in lots of light conditions and is also drought-tolerant.
This traditional fall window box embraces a warm autumnal color palette. It cascades over the sides of the boxes and gives your flowers an attractive backdrop of green foliage. Creeping raspberry Rubus pentalobus grows best in USDA zones 7 through 9 reaching less than 6 inches tall but cascading over the window box with.
Areas receiving more shade are better suited for plants such as begonias and impatiens. Pelargonium Pelargoniums are a popular choice for window boxes because they look good all year round. This idea features a simple brown planter that is designed to sit right on the sill of your window.
Lambs ear is a drought-tolerant perennial that requires low maintenance. Look for leaves that have colors from white lime green to deep forest green on leaves. As with all gardening knowing how much sun the window boxes will be exposed to is crucial for healthy plants.
Best Trailing Plants for Window Boxes For Full Sun Shade and Perennials. Lobelia Lobelia erinus Coleus Plectranthus scutellarioides Window Box Flowers with Colorful Foliage.