The Perfect Fall Flowers For Same Day Flower Delivery in Chicago, IL


At Bloom Floral Chicago, we always have seasonal flowers in stock. Fall is almost here, and we have many Fall Flower arrangements ready for same or next day flower delivery in Chicago, IL.

As your summer garden fades, the next round of flowers and plants are getting ready to shine! Fall flowers are just as beautiful as the flowers that bloom all summer long. And they're hardy enough to withstand some cool nights and light frosts, too. Some plants that bloom in the autumn are perennials, so they'll return every year-- giving you reliability and value! Just make sure that the perennials you choose will withstand winters in your USDA Hardiness zone (find yours here), and get them in the ground several weeks before the ground freezes so they can establish root systems before it's time for a long winter's nap. Ditto for shrubs, which actually like being planted in the autumn when temperatures are more mild and rainfall typically is plentiful. And you do need to pay attention to your plant's watering needs: Some of those hot, dry days of fall can be hard on plants, so don't forget to water if you haven't had rain lately. In addition, plants in containers, pots, and window boxes tend to dry out faster, so you'll need to keep an eye on them after planting.

Now, here are our favorite fall plants and flowers for autumn color.

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Asters


Asters are late bloomers, and they also attract tons of pollinators so you'll enjoy the flowers and their visitors.

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Heuchera
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This perennial is grown mainly for its gorgeous, saturated foliage which comes in every shade from lemony yellow to watermelon red. It's versatile and keeps its leaf color from spring to the first hard freeze.

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Sedum Autumn Joy
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There are many types of sedums, but this variety is known for its upright form and bright pink flowers in late summer and early fall. The blooms on this perennial last for weeks, and pollinators love them!

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Dahlia
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These gorgeous flowers come in an array of sizes from tiny buttons and balls to giant dinner plate-sized flowers. In warm climates, leave the bulbs in ground. But in the north, you'll need to dig them up after a hard frost and save the bulbs to replant next spring.

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Oakleaf Hydrangea
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Hydrangeas come in many forms, but only the oakleaf variety has bright autumn leaves. Make sure not to prune this shrub in the fall or you will cut off next year's blooms as this plant blooms on what's called "old wood."

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Sunflower
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Sunflowers range in size from a few feet to more than 10 feet tall! Plant the seeds in spring for late summer and fall color. And yes, some types have edible seeds you can eat or share with the birds!

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Shrub Rose
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Shrub roses, also called landscape roses, are hardy and reliable, and new varieties are more disease resistant. These beauties bloom well all season long, and many types get an especially beautiful flush of blooms in early to mid-autumn.

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Burning Bush
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This hardy bush turns a brilliant red in fall, earning its name! Plant as part of a mixed border or privacy screen.

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Celosia
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Also called cockscomb, this flame-like flower adds a pop of color to any container or garden bed with bright yellow, pink, orange or red feathery blooms.

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Aronia
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This bush gets incredible autumn color that makes it a stunning foundation planting or accent in your landscape. Aronia also boasts spring flowers.

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Ornamental Grasses
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Ornamental grasses are great for contrasting with autumn flowers, and their interesting seed heads stay intact to provide winter interest.

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Ornamental Peppers
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These fun plants are pretty to look at, but they're not edible. Add them to planters for a pop of autumn color.

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Black-Eyed Susan
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These charming plants look like sunny faces! Black-eyed susan can be perennial or annual, so read the tag to be sure about what you're buying.

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Pansies
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Pansies don't mind the cold and will take cold snaps (even an early snow!) in stride. In warm climates, they'll even last through much of the winter.

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Cyclamen
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Cyclamen often are sold as houseplants, but they work as pretty groundcovers in warm climates and will bloom for months.

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Dusty Miller
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These plants have beautiful, lacey silver foliage that complements other fall flowers such as asters and mums. They're annuals in most of the country but may survive winter in mild climates.

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Beautyberry
yokohama september 9, 2019 小紫 /コムラサキ /紫珠 callicarpa dichotoma
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This lesser-known native shrub is a must-have. Beautiful blooms lead to these amazing purple berries in fall!

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Chrysanthemums
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Chrysanthemums, or mums for short, come in every color of the rainbow! They're technically perennials, but they likely won't come back next spring unless you get them in the ground long before autumn. No worries! They're inexpensive enough to treat as annuals.

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Rosemary
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Add a potted rosemary to your garden this fall, then bring it indoors and place in a sunny window before the temperatures drop to freezing. You'll have fresh rosemary for all your winter dishes!

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Helenium
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Also known as sneezeweed, this vibrant plant attracts tons of butterflies! The bright blooms of this perennial are welcome late in the season.

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Autumn Crocus
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Sure, you know about spring-blooming crocuses. But did you know there's a type that blooms in fall? Plant in late summer and enjoy the blooms just a few weeks later!

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Autumn Fern
autumn fern latin name dryopteris erythrosora
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Autumn fern has new fronds that emerge orangey to coppery in tone. Newer varieties have even more pronounced color. Plant with other ferns to offer a striking contrast.

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Marigold
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There's a reason marigolds have been popular for generations. This sturdy annual will bloom from early spring planting all the way until the first hard freeze.

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Sweet Autumn Clematis
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This climbing vine blooms from summer to fall and is sweetly scented, so place it near your patio where you can enjoy its fragrance.

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Ornamental Cabbages and Kale
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Who knew cabbage and kale could be so pretty? These ornamental types add flash to your autumn garden. They're annuals but will stay "in bloom" for months until a hard freeze.

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Red Twig Dogwood
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This beautiful shrub gets gorgeous red foliage in fall. After the leaves drop, the bright red branches offer long-lasting beauty. Red twig dogwood is especially stunning when set against a backdrop of snow.

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Caryopteris
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Late summer and early fall bring the bright blooms of this shrub to your garden. Caryopteris attracts pollinators, too.

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Parsley
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Just like rosemary, parsley is a great investment to pot on your patio then bring in for winter before it freezes.

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Toad Lily
toad lily tricyrtis hirta known also as hairy toad lily another scientific name is tricyrtis japonica
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With such a funny name, this perennial is far prettier than you'd imagine! Tiny flowers appear in late summer and early autumn.

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Summersweet
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Summersweet is a great little native shrub! The fragrant white spikes of flowers appear in summer, but the foliage turns bright yellow in fall.