Ornamental cabbage and kale
Fall and winter are always difficult month as there are not a lot of colors outisde. This unusual plant will add some color in your garden during the cold season. They are very colorful the flowers as the leaves and you can combine a nice color palette.
The flowering cabbage has the particularity to add color during the winter. It is frost tolerant to around -7°C.
Make sure that the soil has a lot of compost and don't put them in windy area especially during the cold winters.
Remove them at the end of the season or if they have been killed by frosts.
- Fall: Fall is a nice period to still enjoy the flowers in the garden / house. The sun is less strong and the days are still long enough to enjoy. This is also a nice time before the first frost to plant/sow a lot of plant to prepare everything for the next season.
- Seeds: Plants that can be sow from seeds.
- Leaves: The leaves could be as nice as flowers and can tay much longer. Depending on the variety of the plant the leaves could have different colors as green, bronze, red with dots,....