Autumn is a wonderful time of the year; as the nights draw in, the temperature drops and the leaves change to show-stopping colours.
Planting for Autumn is a great way to keep your garden full of colour and interest after the summer favourites have faded to keep your outdoor spaces looking fresh and vibrant.
Here are a few of our top picks to keep you inspired this Autumn.
Anemone 'Frilly Knickers'
Anemone 'Frilly Knickers' is a compact hardy perennial that has masses of beautiful semi-double flowers. These plants are great for borders giving elegant height and movement.
Height & spread 60cm x 45cm. Best in partial-shade and humus rich, moist but well-drained soil.
Helleborus 'Viv Victoria'
Helleborus 'Viv Victoria', known for its stunning maroon purple flowers that last several weeks to brighten up any garden. Hardy, evergreen and perennial. Height 45cm x 60cm. Likes fertile, well-drained soil, including chalky soil with compost added. Perfect for a partial shady spot in beds & borders.
A dense, slow-growing small evergreen shrub of rounded habit, with deep purple leaves contrasting with light green young growth. Height 100cm x 100cm. Easy to grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, soil. Plant in full sun for the best leaf effect, can be grown in partial shade.
Viburnum 'Lisarose' is a hardy evergreen shrub, pink buds open to white flowers to give a stunning display in Autumn, Winter and Spring. This is an outstanding variety which branches freely and produces plenty of flowers. Can be grown in full shade, partial shade or full sun, in well drained soil. Ideal for shrub or mixed borders in the garden. Height 300cm x 300cm.