Ep. 147 More than just mums: Fall blooming plants for the garden | #GoodGrowing

Good Growing

11-08-2023 • 33分

On this week’s Good Growing podcast, we discuss fall-blooming plants. While we typically reach for mums, there are a lot of other plants we can use in our landscapes for an end-of-season flower show!

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00:33 – Welcome, Ken and have we followed our advice and started our fall vegetable gardens?

02:20 – Benefits of fall blooming plants for pollinators

05:05 – Goldenrods

06:25 – Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

08:00 – Zigzag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

09:02 – Stiff goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

11:10 – Managing Canadian goldenrod

12:11 – Goldenrod and allergies

13:40 – Asters

13:55 – New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

16:26 – Calico aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

17:30 – Ironweed (Vernonia lettermannii) ‘Iron butterfly’

19:25 – Black-eyed Susan ‘American GoldRush’

21:07 – Sweet Black-eyed Susan  (Rudbeckia subtomentosa)

22:20 – Bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii)

23:50 - False Sunflower(Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra) 'Bleeding Hearts'

25:37 - Perennial sunflowers

26:38 – Western/naked stemmed sunflower (Helianthus occidentalis)

27:10 – Swamp sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius)

28:35 – More fall-blooming plants: mums, sedum, bulbs

31:38 - Wrap-up, thank you’s, what’s up next week, and goodbye!

Autumn allergies: Don’t blame goldenrod: https://extension.illinois.edu/blogs/good-growing/2022-10-21-autumn-allergies-dont-blame-goldenrod

Fall Blooming Bulbs: https://extension.illinois.edu/blogs/good-growing/2020-09-17-theyre-not-just-spring-fall-blooming-bulbs

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