The first frost date is so uncertain. We know it is coming, will it be tonight or in two weeks? Conservative gardeners try not to leave blossoms to chance.
Ground orchids are possibly hardy here, dying back to return in spring, but I want to see them bloom all winter.
In a few days, Night Blooming Cereus will open for a single night's glory and fragrance.
So many bloggers have blooms on their Christmas Cactus. Mine still have tiny buds that look like babies' teeth.
It was a hard choice between a red anthurium and the white. That licorice plant needs to be pinched and the cuttings rooted.
Pentas bloom most all winter, inside.
Begonias are everywhere, and some gingers for foliage interest.