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Discover the Top 10 Autumn Perennials at Rushfields Plant Centre

Discover the Top 10 Autumn Perennials at Rushfields Plant Centre

As the vibrant hues of summer gradually give way to the warm and earthy tones of autumn, it's time to refresh your garden with a selection of stunning perennials. At Rushfields Plant Centre, we understand the importance of keeping your garden looking its best all year round. That's why we've put together a list of our top 10 autumn perennials to help you create a beautiful autumnal display that will keep your garden blooming well into the season.

1. Sedum 'Autumn Joy' (Hylotelephium spectabile 'Autumn Joy')

This hardy perennial is a must-have for any autumn garden. Its large, flat flower heads burst into rich, rosy-pink blooms that gradually darken to a deep red as autumn progresses, providing a stunning contrast against its blue-green foliage.

2. Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' (Sneezeweed)

Known for its vibrant, daisy-like flowers in shades of copper, orange, and red, Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty' adds a burst of warmth to your garden. These long-lasting blooms are a magnet for butterflies and bees.

3. Anemone 'Honorine Jobert' (Japanese Anemone)

Elegant and graceful, the 'Honorine Jobert' variety of Japanese Anemone boasts pure white, single-petal flowers that dance on slender stems. Their delicate beauty is perfect for bringing a touch of sophistication to your autumn garden.

4. Aster 'Little Carlow' (Michaelmas Daisy)

With its azure-blue petals and golden-yellow centers, Aster 'Little Carlow' is a true autumn gem. These compact, bushy plants are a magnet for pollinators and provide a splash of colour well into October.

5. Heuchera 'Palace Purple' (Coral Bells)

For a touch of drama, Heuchera 'Palace Purple' is an excellent choice. Its deep, burgundy foliage offers a striking contrast to the autumn landscape. Clusters of delicate, white flowers appear in summer, adding an extra layer of beauty.

6. Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' (Black-Eyed Susan)

Rudbeckia 'Goldsturm' features golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers with dark central cones. These cheerful blooms are a symbol of late summer and early autumn, attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.

7. Sedum 'Purple Emperor'

Sedum 'Purple Emperor' is a showstopper with its rich, deep purple foliage. In late summer, it produces clusters of pink flowers that persist into autumn, creating a mesmerising contrast.

8. Crocosmia 'Lucifer' (Montbretia)

With its fiery, red-orange blooms, Crocosmia 'Lucifer' ignites your autumn garden with colour. Its arching stems and sword-like leaves make it a striking addition to any border.

9. Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower)

Coneflowers are autumn classics, and Echinacea purpurea is no exception. Its large, daisy-like flowers come in a variety of colours, including shades of pink, purple, and white, making it a versatile choice for your garden.

10. Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'

Penstemon 'Sour Grapes' showcases tubular, bell-shaped flowers in shades of lavender and purple. This perennial adds a touch of elegance and grace to your autumn garden, attracting hummingbirds with its nectar-rich blooms.

Bring Autumn to Your Garden

Now that you've discovered our top 10 autumn perennials, it's time to bring these beauties into your garden. Rushfields Plant Centre offers a wide selection of these perennial favourites, along with expert advice to help you choose the perfect plants for your space. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting, our knowledgeable staff is here to assist you in creating a stunning autumn garden that will be the envy of your neighbourhood.

Find All Things Autumn at Rushfields

In addition to our autumn perennials, Rushfields Plant Centre offers a plethora of other autumn interests, including decorative pumpkins, gourds, and a variety of seasonal decor items to elevate your garden's autumn charm. Visit us today to explore our autumn collection and transform your garden into a breathtaking autumn paradise. Embrace the beauty of the season with Rushfields Plant Centre, your go-to destination for all things autumn gardening.