The beauty of a frosty spring or fall morning is something to relish. Most gardeners don’t really design for it, but why not? There are plenty of cool-weather plants that not only tolerate a bit of frost, but are enhanced by it! You can set them out in spring or fall and in some climates, even watch them bloom through winter.
Find the right cool-weather plant
Here are eight plants that thrive in cool weather. Many of the flowers are available in a variety of colors, so you have a lot of options if you are looking for a particular color. Browse the tables at your garden center or peruse your favorite mail-order nursery’s offerings to find the one that’s just right for your garden.
See also Plant Guide