Autumn Blues

marco1212August 9, 2010

No, I'm not depressed. Just looking for TRUE blue fall-blooming perennial options. I know it's a toughie!

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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Ceratostigma
Gentiana
Salvia

    Bookmark   August 9, 2010 at 7:19PM
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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

Caryopteris
Aconitum

Not really true blue but close:
Clematis 'Juuli', 'Arabella', 'Durandii'
Perovskia

    Bookmark   August 11, 2010 at 1:12PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Perovskia is quite blue.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2010 at 2:34PM
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westgate(8b Brit.Col.)

I would go with clumps of salvia..... mine has been blooming for weeks and is really attractive.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2010 at 7:28PM
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flowerpowereverett

How about a little Echinops ritro ÂVeitchÂs Blue or Plumbago capensis?

    Bookmark   August 20, 2010 at 10:29PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

The last is tender.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2010 at 1:12AM
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