Fall planting guide

From dramatic seasonal containers to gorgeous autumn grasses, here's everything you need to plant this season

8 fall container gardens

Bright grasses and colorful leaves bring seasonal splash to your porch or patio

Phormium ‘Platt’s Black’
Photo by Jennifer Martiné

Phormium ‘Platt’s Black’

Get the look: Deep bronze leaves repeat the shades of the other two plants, but are pointed and upright, not rounded—just what’s needed to liven up this single-toned scheme.

Use a 1-gallon plant. Zones 7–9, 14–24.

More: Phormium in the Sunset Plant Finder


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