Let the beauty of autumn inspire you as you decorate your home. By bringing in fall flowers into your living spaces, you can easily transform it into a breathtaking scene that resembles the outdoors. Here are some lovely seasonal flowers you can display as centerpieces in your home this fall:
Goldenrods are magnificent blooms that flower late in the summer and early into the fall. With their bright yellow color, these flowers add sunny warmth to any room.
Selected as the state flower of Kentucky and Nebraska, and recently as the state wildflower of South Carolina, goldenrods are not only attractive but also fragrant, filling your living room with their sweet scent. Brighten up your rooms by placing these eye-catching flowers on your center or side tables.
Russian Sage (Perovskia Atriplicifolia)
The refreshing lavender and blue colors, complemented by the silvery-grey foliage, of the Russian sage make it stand out against the warm hues of autumn. This dwarf shrub or bush comes with stems that reach up to four feet or higher. In case the flowers stems are still too long for your tall vase, simply shorten the stems. A stunning work of nature, the Russian sage adds a cozy feel to living rooms with its fragrant and attractive foliage. This lavender flower blooms mid-summer or early in the fall, depending on what variety it belongs to.
Sneezeweed (Helenium Autumnale)
The sneezeweed flaunts the bright and happy colors of autumn – yellow, orange, red, rust, and gold. Also known as the swamp sunflower, the sneezeweed is made up of tiny flowers clustered together to form a single flower head. These fall flowers, which blossom during the end of summer into the onset of the fall season, look beautiful in bouquets, making them perfect for cheering up the dining room and kitchen.
The stonecrop comes in an exciting range of forms and pastel colors. These flowers add a gorgeous touch to your home during the scenic fall season. Most of these succulent sedum plants are cultivated in gardens and are easy to grow and maintain. They have a beautiful rosette form and thick semi-glossy leaves, making them a dainty accent on the mantel and on the living room side tables.
Autumn Crocus / Naked Lady (Colchicum Autumnale)
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The autumn crocus, also known as the naked lady, is a delicate flower that is elegant as it is pretty. Lavender-pink in color, the flower blossoms from the ground in the late summer or early autumn, and usually long after their leaves have died. These charming flowers make a lovely table centerpiece both indoors and outdoors where the sun casts a breathtaking glow against the dainty petals. Extra care must be taken, however, since this flower is poisonous when ingested, so it’s best to keep it away from children and pets.
Anise Hyssop (Agastache Foeniculum)
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The anise hyssop features minute lavender-blue flowers. It grows from June to September and blooms in late summer so that it’s all ready for fall. Beautifully highlighted by purple, dusky dull indigo-violet, blue, and violet-blue colors, a bunch of these flowers is a charming addition to the kitchen or dining area, and can turn your al fresco spaces into a sanctuary of nature’s finest.
Make the most of the picturesque surroundings during the fall by keeping your home as lovely with these beautiful blooms.by