Brilliant Autumn on the Terrace

Rosa, Carex, Heuchera, Oxalis
© Floradania

Even the late summer brings many happy hours. Now depleted summer flowers are replaced with autumn flowering bulbs which once again conjure new color impressions on balcony and terrace. Late summer days invite us to plant. The sooner the plants get into the ground, the better they will be rooted and delight us well into December. Many varieties then restart in the spring.

Autumnal design ideas for terrace and balcony

A medley of burned yellow, orange and red shades as the focal point reflects the calm, colour-saturated look of the season. Arranged in a fresh and unusual way in a box with a handle, the various plants will provide a contrast to their surroundings and help to spread warmth and atmosphere in the outdoor area. 

Give your late summer garden a boost with beautiful pots in intense hues of pink and purple. You could for example place them in a staggered arrangement on a bench or steps, and enjoy the view up close, or from a window.

Clear blue shades like the September sky are a sure winner in the late summer garden. Arrange some pots in varying shapes and sizes, and plant them with the same plants. Then lounge back on the deck chair – perhaps under a blanket – and enjoy the play of colour from the sun's intense rays.

Grey is not a colour we normally associate with the plant world, but in fact there are quite a few plants with a greyish expression that go well with purple and/or white. Add a sweet touch to the garden table with plants on a tray, or create a small, romantic corner on the terrace. 

Find the theme and colours of your dreams, and take full advantage of this beautiful season. 


Burned colours:
 Echeveria, Capsicum, Heuchera, Kalanchoe, Rosa, Sarracenia

Pink colour splash:
 Aster, Capsicum, Chrysanthemum, Hydrangea, Oxalis, Rosa
 Aster, Campanula, Carex, Capsicum, Sedum, Trifolium

Grey w/purple or white:
Echeveria, Lavandula, Capsicum, Oxalis

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