Increasing yellow flowers in your garden borders in August and September
Here are some plant suggestions for a yellow border in August and September:
- Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta): This bright yellow flower with a dark center is a classic choice for late summer and fall borders.
- Goldenrod (Solidago): Goldenrod is a tall, sturdy plant that produces spiky clusters of small yellow flowers. It’s also a great plant for attracting bees and butterflies to your garden.
- Coreopsis (Coreopsis grandiflora): Coreopsis is a low-growing plant with bright yellow flowers that bloom throughout the late summer and into fall. It’s also easy to care for and requires little maintenance.
- Sunflowers (Helianthus): Sunflowers are a classic choice for a late summer border, with their large, sunny yellow flowers and tall stalks. They come in many different varieties, so you can choose the size and shape that works best for your garden.
- Golden Japanese Forest Grass (Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’): This ornamental grass has variegated leaves that are green with yellow stripes, making it a great choice for adding yellow foliage to your border.
- Tickseed (Coreopsis tinctoria): This easy-to-grow wildflower produces masses of small yellow flowers throughout the late summer and into fall. It’s also a great plant for attracting pollinators to your garden.
- Yellow Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata): This tall, native wildflower produces yellow, daisy-like flowers with drooping petals that bloom from mid-summer to fall. It’s also a great plant for attracting butterflies and bees to your garden.
- Helenium (Helenium autumnale): Helenium, also known as sneezeweed, produces masses of bright yellow, daisy-like flowers on tall stalks in late summer and fall. It’s also a great plant for attracting bees and butterflies to your garden