Fall Annuals for Sale at Patuxent Nursery
Fall Annuals are a hardy to last until the spring. With the first frost, many believe that growing season has ended. But that doesn’t mean you have to let your garden become drab! Choosing the right annuals for those cooler months are easy with Patuxent Nursery. Come in to talk to our flower experts today to help you choose the right plants to last till Spring!
Fall Annuals: Pansies & Violas
Winter favorites are Pansies and Violas. They are so similar that people often confuse them, even experienced gardeners. Surprisingly, they are one of the sturdiest plants! Winter favorites also include our beautiful Ornamental peppers, Mums, and Celosia.
Pansies are the flowers with a “face” they come in various beautiful and bright colors. They will flourish in spring and fall gardens.
Violas are vibrant flowers have over 500 species. Many will self-seed and give you years of a flourishing garden.
Ornamental Peppers have a shiny green foliage and colorful peppers. These plants stand out amongst the rest. Ornamental peppers require little care. Water the plants when there is less than an inch (2.5 cm.) of rain in a week.
Chrysanthemum (mums) are a need for your fall garden. They are gorgeous red, yellow, and violet flowers. Known to be low maintenance plants. Knowing how to care for chrysanthemums requires basic gardening techniques.
Celosia comes in amazing colors and unique shapes. Grow these beauties in full sun and keep them in well-drained, nutrient-rich soil to keep them growing strong.
Fall Annuals include Ornamental Cabbage & Kale
These beauties are not for the dinner table! It’s hard to beat them for outright drama in the fall garden. Plant them individually or as mass plantings to make a statement this fall and winter.
Cabbage plants are great to grow in soil rich in organic matter that is well-drained. start cabbage at the end of summer so that it comes to harvest during the calm days of autumn, winter, or early spring.
Kale are beautiful cool season vegetables and can tolerate a light frost. Keep kale in cool temperatures. The best soil temperature for planting kale is 60 to 65 degrees F. It is best to water your kale plants regularly, so the soil stays evenly moist.