The Q&A Archives: Shade Perennial in bloom late Sept?

Question: I planted some flowers from a friends yard, but they didn't come up this year. I'm having a party at the house 9/30, so would like a perennial that likes shade, that will be in bloom then. Thanks!

Answer: I can provide a list of flowers that bloom in September and October, but most prefer full sun to at least part day sun.
Aconitum fischeri
Aconitum wilsoni
Anemone hupehensis
Anemone japonica
Aster novae-angliae
Aster novibelgi
Aster tataricus
Boltonia asteroides
Boltonia latisquama
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Chelone lyoni
Chrysanthemum arcticum
Chrysanthemum uliginosum
Echinacea purpurea
Eupatorium coelestinum
Helenium autumnale
Kniphofia uvaria
Salvia azurea grandiflora
Salvia patens
Sedum spectabile
Azure monkshood
Violet monkshood
Japanese anemone
New England aster
New York aster
Tatarian aster
Wbite boltonia
Violet boltonia
Larpente plumbago
Pink turtlehead
Arctic chrysanthemum
Giant daisy
Purple coneflower
Common sneezeweed
Great azure sage
Gentian sage
Showy stonecrop

Hope this list is helpful.

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