Adding a touch of France to your garden with our best plants for fall color will bring life to yourfall landscape. Take some ideas from French gardens and liven up your landscape with new plant colors, fragrance and texture to add a touch of France to your garden. The location of France is much like that of New England making it perfect for experiencing the colors of fall foliage. The most popular flowering shrubs, trees, along with some of their favorite smaller growing evergreen perennial plants, are used in French gardens are listed here.
- Red Barberry
- Tulip poplar
- Rosa rugosas
- Wisteria vines
- Hydrangea bushes
- Narrow evergreens - such as juniper skyrocket
- Ornamental grasses
- Herbs are everywhere, planted in landscapes, huge pots in the courtyards, window boxes. Most days warm days, apartment windows are open. How wonderful it must be inside with slight breezes brushing over the thyme, rosemary and mint carrying the fragrances throughout the living spaces.
It is ironic that we travel to exotic destinations for new experiences and scenery, but, once there, we find certain familiarity which is probably what most of us enjoy most. Whether you are in Paris or Nashville, autumn is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere.
Time to plant, time to enjoy!