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·Gardener's love the color purple! Put your passion of purple to use...here are annuals, perennials and flowering shrubs that are ready to add purple rain to…
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Unique Violet Purple Flowering Vine
This unique spring-blooming clematis combines delicate apple-green leaves and unusual spiky pinwheel shaped purple blooms for lots of movement and color in the garden. Sparky Purple Clematis provides weeks, even months, of color that is perfect for a pretty trellis in your perennial garden or along a railing, lattice or fence. Disease resistant with no pruning required, this reblooming vine is an easy choice for a sunny spot!
A Front Yard Wonder
Only two plants are needed to full your urn with summer color that will last well into fall. The star of this container recipe we call Tropical Dusk is Supertunia Mini Vista Indigo, with blooms that never need deadheading! A little plant food all season, consistent water and you're set to impress all who walk by.
Velvety Purple Petunia for Container Gardens & Beyond
Velvety purple blooms of Supertunia 'Royal Velvet' add a luxurious texture to your window boxes, hanging baskets and combination planters where they function as both a filler and a spiller. This long blooming petunia is also excellent in the landscape where it is best suited to be planted near the front of garden beds. Medium to large blooms will attract pollinators including butterflies and hummingbirds and are heat and drought tolerant. Require little to no maintenance.
Purple Flowers for Shade Gardens
Enjoy bright purple blooms in that shady corner of the garden from planting through frost when you choose Infinity Light Purple Impatiens. Enjoy its large bright blooms without need to deadhead. Long blooming and heat tolerant, this flowering annual for shade is an easy choice for borders, mass plantings or container gardens.
Bicolor Flowers for Cascading Color in Container Gardens
Bi-color blooms create a whirlwind of color on heat and drought resistant plants. Whirlwind Starlight Fan Flower features trailing flowers with soft purple-blue and white petals. This trailing plant is a wonderful addition to combination planters of all kinds in which it will add cascading color that spills over the edge. In the landscape it will act as a groundcover plant. Deadheading is not required for continuous blooms. Attracts bees.
10 Positively Purple Plants
Purple is the new neutral in the gardening world. It goes with just about any other color you pair it with, from contrasting oranges to complementary pinks and greens. The descriptors “blue” and “purple” are used loosely when it comes to flowers and plants; they describe a whole range of these cool tones. Check out this list of ten varieties we think you’ll love for your garden.
Pollinator Friendly Purple Blooms
To complement the most vibrant reds, fuchsias, and golds in your combination containers, try Laguna Ultraviolet lobelia. Its richly saturated royal purple blooms are produced profusely from spring through summer on cascading, well-branched plants. This flowering annual will attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden.
Plant for Purple Lovers
This flowering shrub has purple power! Pearl Glam callicarpa's deep violet foliage from spring through frost will burst into bloom in late summer with white flowers that yield violet-purple by the hundreds. Its upright habit makes this a space saver compared to other beauty-berry varieties and it will produce berries without a pollinating plant. It's a great bet for those wanting berries in tight spaces. Its beautiful foliage is deer-resistant, too.
Charmed® Wine - Shamrock - Oxalis triangularis
The luck of the Irish will be with you when you grow this dark, plum-colored shamrock plant. This is perfect plant for shaded patio planters. At the end of the growing season, bring Charmed Wine indoors to enjoy as part of your home decor. When new shoots begin to sprout in March or April, it will be a sure sign that spring is near.
Pugster® Amethyst - Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x
Check out the size of these blooms on Pugster Amethyst, one of our new petite butterfly bushes! Enjoy a wonderful fragance when this plant is in your landscape, and with a height and width of only two feet its easy to fit one in just about anywhere. Hardy in zones 5-9 this plant is also deer resistant, rabbit resistant and will increase the visits you have from butterflies and bees!
Color Spires® 'Violet Riot' - Perennial Salvia - Salvia nemorosa
The fragrant foliage of 'Color Spires' Violet Riot will bring the birds, bees and hummingbirds into your yard, and you'll enjoy the beautiful violet stalks of color which will stand up to 24" in height. Violet Riot's dense habit and concentrated burst of color is what makes it better than other perennial salvia on the market. Zone 3.
Sweet Romance® - Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia
Here's a beautiful plant with a wonderful scent! Lavender has been a garden treasure for years, and Sweet Romance Lavender will not disappoint. This plant is heat and drought tolerant, and is a very easy way to invite the bees and butterflies in for a visit. And since this plant is scented, it is deer resistant too! Enjoy richly colored, long blooming flowers all season! Sweet Romance is hardy in zones 5-9 and will grow 12-18" in height.
Laguna® Ultraviolet™ - Lobelia erinus
Lucia Ultraviolet Lobelia is a great plant to start the gardening season with since it does well with cooler weather. But it will continue to bloom through summer too. You'll love watching these petite blooms cascade over the sides of window boxes, hanging baskets and patio containers.