Fall within the Fern Fairway

Cherry Ong’s stunning little facet backyard that she calls the Fern Fairway is at all times a bit of jewel field of good crops and fantastic combos. Not too long ago (The Fern Fairway in Summer time) she shared how the area regarded final summer time, and right this moment we’re revisiting with images taken final September and October because the Fern Fairway entered autumn.

planted container mounted to wooden fenceTo profit from this slender area, Cherry has containers mounted on the wall. The crops seen right here embody Fuchsia ‘Gartenmeister Bonstedt’ (Zones 10–11 or as an annual), ‘Rita’s Gold’ Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata ‘Rita’s Gold’, Zones 10–11 or as an annual), sundown fern (Dryopteris lepidopoda, Zones 6–9), Polemonium pulcherricum ‘Golden Feathers’ (Zones 5–9), and Dryopteris dilatata ‘Crispa Congesta’ (Zones 5–9).

Fuchsia with light pink flowers in a small mounted potFuchsia ‘Pink Marshmallow’ (Zones 10–11 or as an annual) graced the trail and principally lasted until early December.

container planting of foliage plant beneath mounted containerAthyrium filix femina ‘Dre’s Dagger’ (Zones 4–8) thrives and continues to wow!

table holding small potted plantsSmall pots exhibit particular person foliage crops to perfection.

various foliage plants growing along fenceAthyrium ‘Godzilla’ (Zones 5–9) is maturing slowly and steadily. For these in search of full-shade perennials, I’m comfortable to report that Leucothoe fontesiana ‘Rainbow’ (Zones 5–8) thrives.

swag of dried flowers hanging over foliage plantsThis Adiantum pedatum (Zones 3–8) is a spectacular division from the backyard.

close up of dried flower swagI couldn’t resist adorning, so I usual a swag out of dried flowers from the backyard—mine and Sylvia’s.

close up of Begonia chloroneura foliageBegonia chloroneura (Zones 10–11 or as a houseplant) is having fun with its summer time trip outdoor.

colorful foliage plants in containers in front of a wooden archA beat-up picket arch that I snagged without cost from Craiglist frames Tricyrtis hirta (Zones 4–8), primrose, and a few houseplants.

close up of Hawkshead fuchsia in a containerHawkshead fuchsia is certainly one of my favourite fuchsias, given its dainty ballerina-like white flowers. It really shines within the shade! Right here it’s in November.


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