Halloween is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the spookiest season of the year than by adding a touch of eerie elegance to your garden? This year, Southern Living Plant Collection presents a bewitching lineup of plants that will enchant your outdoor space. These plants aren’t just treats for the eyes; they come with their own set of tricks too. Let’s dive in and discover the magic!
Flirt Nandina: The Mysterious Foliage
Our first enchanting plant, Flirt Nandina, is like a mysterious guest at your Halloween party. Its foliage starts off green in spring, turns fiery red in fall, and in winter, it boasts the darkest shades of red appearing almost purple. It’s the ultimate trickster, changing its colors just like the chameleon, adding an air of mystique to your garden.
Orange Gerbera Daisy Garden Jewels: The Pumpkin Mimic
What’s Halloween without pumpkins? Our Orange Gerbera Daisy Garden Jewels is the perfect pumpkin mimic. With vibrant orange blooms, it brings a pop of color reminiscent of jack-o’-lanterns. These cheerful daisies are like a treat for your garden, ensuring a burst of color even as autumn sets in.
Miss Lemon Abelia: The Ghostly White Wonder
Miss Lemon Abelia is a ghostly wonder in your garden. Its yellow variegated leaves and light blooms resemble ghostly apparitions floating among your plants. Over time, the leaves turn soft shades of ivory and green, adding a touch of ethereal beauty to your outdoor space. This plant is a treat for Halloween and beyond, ensuring your garden stays charming all year round.
Purple Pixie Loropetalum: The Enchanting Shrub
Purple Pixie Loropetalum is the enchantress of our Halloween garden. Its deep, rich purple leaves cascade gracefully with its weeping habit, creating an enchanting atmosphere. This low-maintenance shrub is a treat for gardeners, bringing a touch of mystery and drama to any landscape.
Blush Pink Nandina: The Elegantly Haunting Choice
Finally, we have the Blush Pink Nandina, an elegantly haunting choice for your Halloween garden. Its delicate pink foliage adds a soft, feminine touch, contrasting beautifully with the bold colors of the season. This plant is a true treat for the eyes, creating a sense of harmony and balance in your outdoor space.
This Halloween, let your garden become a canvas for spooky delights and natural wonders. With these plant selections, you can create a magical outdoor space that captures the essence of the season. Embrace the enchantment, and let your garden come alive with the spirit of Halloween. Happy planting and happy haunting!