It’s easy to inject fresh colour and vigour into your borders in early autumn by planting some hardy perennials in full bloom. Not only will they look good immediately, but they’ll also give repeat performances for years to come.
You’ll find a vibrant array of seasonal plants on sale in garden centres and DIY stores throughout autumn. Choose larger plants for immediate impact, rather than buying smaller ones by mail-order, as these won’t perform for several years. Great autumn perennials to look out for include: