This fall flower and foliage container breaks the typical color scheme of gold, orange, and red. Colorful asters are a bold contrast to deep-green ivy and scented rosemary. Pink mums add a warm tone to the mix.
A: Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) — 1
B: Days Aster — 2
C: Chrysanthemum 'Marsha Pink' — 2
D: Majestic Giant pansy (Viola 'Majestic Giant') — 6
E: English ivy (Hedera helix) — 4
Small, full blooms and stemmy foliage define aster plants. Asters known to attract pollinators liks butterflies and bees. Periwinkle blooms grow densely on the dark green foliage of the two 'Days Blue' aster plants in this container.
Planted for their spectacular blooms that come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, mums have become the go-to fall flower. These showy flowers bloom in late summer and continue into the fall, creating dense mats of color. 'Marsha Pink' has bright pink blooms with exposed yellow centers.
Pansies come in many color combinations and shapes, making them a great option for any mixed container garden. These plants tolerate cool weather and are often still colorful in early fall. 'Majestic Giant' pansies come in many variations, but the six small plants in this arrangement feature larger-than-average white blooms with dark purple in the center.
English ivy has delicate, vining foliage that adds elegance to any arrangement. Four English ivy plants spill over the sides of this fall container garden, adding a trailing element for interest. This particular variety of the classic vine has solid, dark green leaves.