You can’t get more Southern than Confederate rose (Hibiscus mutabilis ‘Plena’), a shrub with late-summer and autumn flowers that change from white to pink to deep rose as they age. You often get all three colors at once. Cuttings root easily in water, but if you don’t have a shrub nearby to cut on, order from woodlanders.net.
Photo: Ralph Anderson
10 Best Plants for Fall
Senior Writer Steve Bender (aka The Grumpy Gardener) reveals ten brilliant plants to bring joy to your garden this fall.