Mums Not the Only Word: Fall Flowers & Foliage

Mums Not the Only Word: Fall Flowers & Foliage

When it comes to updating your yard and garden with plants and flowers to reflect the palette and personality of the season, there are plenty of fall options that don’t limit you to chrysanthemums. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with this ubiquitous old standby and its myriad of hues, it’s worth it to browse through other selections that can add a little variety to your autumnal ambience.
Here are a few South Louisiana fall-friendly plants and flowers to consider:

Bromeliads
Crotons
Yellow Creeping Jenny Red Ruellia
Cigar Plant
Golden Rain Tree Candelabra plant Golden Bells or Esperanza ShiShi Gashira Camellia Belinda’s Dream
Salvia leucantha
Cassia splendida

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or you were born without the green thumb chromosome, these local garden shops can help you realize your vision — or help you create one!

SMITH’S NURSERY & LANDSCAPING
(Ponchatoula)
19355 LA-22, (985) 386-8862

BRACY’S NURSERY (Amite)
64624 Dummyline Rd, (985) 748-8999

GREEN THUMB NURSERY (Ponchatoula) 12188 LA-22, (225) 294-5089

FIREFLY NURSERY (Independence)
16782 LA-40, (985) 606-5003