12 Fun Autumn Flowers & Teas to Drink and Plant

Hello, Fall! Who doesn’t like a nice cup of tea or a lovely bouquet of flowers every once in a while? These 12 seasonal teas and flowers will put you in the autumn mood!

 

Hibiscus Tea

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Benefits: Hibiscus tea has been known to prevent hypertension, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar levels, keep your liver healthy, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression, aid digestion and help with weight management.


Rooibos Tea

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Benefits: Rooibos improves blood pressure and circulation as well as diabetes. It is often the base of many spiced chai blends!


Ginger Tea

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Benefits: Used as a digestion aid for years, Ginger tea is a good source to drink if you’re experiencing motion or morning sickness. It is also a heart healthy drink that helps with pain relief.


Darjeeling Black Tea

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Benefits:  Darjeeling tea is low is calories and heart healthy.  However, this drink is rich in caffeine and hence, gives enough energy for physical activities!


Chai Tea

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Benefits: Chai Tea boosts antioxidants and helps with weight loss. Also a heart healthy tea, it improves blood sugar and digestion.


Orange Peel Tea

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Benefits: Heartburn reliever. Orange Peel is a very good tea to drink if you’re experiencing mucus and chest congestion. Also, orange peel tea is good source of Vitamin C.


Amatanthus

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Amatanthus looks great in fall arrangements! The crimson tassel-like flower blooms best in partly shade or full sunlight.


Dahlias

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Dahlias actually start blooming during the mid-summer easing its way in the perfect fall flower. As a flower that grows in multiple colors, it’s the perfect flower for a fall arrangement.


Sunflowers

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Don’t you just love sunflowers? They also bloom during mid-summer and can grown to be pretty tall even during weather changes.  A good time for sunflower harvest are when the seeds start to turn brown, or the backs of the seed heads turn yellow.


Cosmos

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Cosmos can grow up to 3-6 feet tall. The word cosmos is derived from the Greek, which means “a balanced universe”. Cosmos take about 7 weeks to bloom if you plant them from seeds.


Dianthus

Dianthus are really good flowers for long-lasting bouquets. They belong to the flower family called “the pinks”  that includes the carnation flower. When it blooms, the dianthus has a spicy-sweet floral scent. dianthus


Chrysanthemums

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Chrysanthemums are without a doubt the quintessential fall flower! They come in bright fall colors, and you can keep them blooming by watering consistently through the fall season. Keep chrysanthemums in bright, indirect light.

 

Have you also checked out 12 Yummy Treats That are Pumpkin Spice, and Everything Nice ? 

 

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