What is your favorite late summer and fall flowers?

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Any suggestions to get some long lasting color for an alley courtyard where the sun isn’t very bright. So far peonies, azalea, ferns, astilbe, ivy and hosta grow well there…
but the only flowers left blooming are the impatiens and I would like to add more color for zone 7.

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5 Responses to “What is your favorite late summer and fall flowers?”

  1. Sin says:

    hey Moonp!! I don’t care what time of year ..it’s all about the damn daiseys!!!

  2. fishineasy™ says:

    Coneflowers of all kinds are very good. They bloom from early summer to late fall.

    Here are just a few of the different types and colors:


    Coneflowers – Coneflowers are the type of flowers that add a one, two punch. Not only they are attractive in the garden and come in array of colors, but they are also beneficial to wildlife. Birds love to feast on Coneflower seed.


  3. Janice says:

    I love hydrangeas – they do well in shade with indirect sunlight.

  4. Darumu J says:


    “Chinese Bell flower”

  5. Mo says:

    canna lilies large bright red and yellow flowers bulbs can produce year after year

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