f you want to add depth and richness to any kind of landscape design, purple flowers make a great choice. Blue and purple blooms have become among the most wanted flowers of gardeners. For this season, what is your pick for purple flowers? Let us enlist ten purple flowers of veritable beauty that will surely enamor you.
The pansy is definitely unbeatable for display during the spring season. It enriches the aesthetic quality of gardens when the cool months start are occurring. Also known as Wittrockiana, the purple pansy can grow from up to 8 inches tall under partial light of the full sun. It is perfect to pair this purple beauty with yellows and oranges like the Snapdragon and African Daisy.
For the summertime, how about some tinge of vanilla fragrance? That is served best by the Heliotrop Arborescens that can grow in a simple box or just closely to the front door under full light of the sun and well-drained soil. It has a wide build and usually 3 feet tall. It is best paired with lemongrass and basil.
Royal Candles Veronica
Blooming throughout the summer season, the Royal Candles Veronica are untouched by rabbits and deer. It is because of its perennial class and the presence of spikes that fends these animals off. Growing up to a feet tall with a wide build, golden-yellow blooms blend magnificently with this purple flower.
The Fan Flower is considerably a new entry in the market. It’s an Australian native that makes the perfect pick for hanging baskets. It’s scientifically called Scaevola Aemula and it grows up to 14 inches tall with partial shading from the sun and under moist conditions.
The Clematis ‘Jackmanii’ is one of the well-known purple flowers around the globe for its floriferous attributes. It requires soil rich with organic matter with full exposure to the sun. Planting several types of the ‘Jackmanii’ can also help extend bloom seasons.
Purple Bee Balm
The Purple Bee Balms or Monarda selections are usually ignored by rabbits and deer while adored by hummingbirds. They easily grow up to 3 feet during any season and match well with ninebark like Little Devil or Bonfire Spurge perennials.
Also known as the Lady’s Mantle or Alchemilla Mollis, the Thyme flowers are perennials that highly favor the sun’s presence, especially during the heat of the summer season. Aside from purple, they also bloom as yellow and green flowers.
The Aconitum is popularly called the Monks Hood in America while Wolfsbane in Canada and Australia. Its scientific name goes by Aconitum Napellus and it is mainly characterized by high concentration of the purple color. From a distance and with the sun’s rays, it comes off kind of blue. Furthermore, it grows from mid to late summer.
The Agapanthus Lily is featured by a solid green stem that makes for a solid foundation. It is a biennial flower that blooms from mid summer till early fall. It is also known as Lily of the Nile and is commonly extracted to make lovely designer fragrances.
The anemone is rather a paradigm for a classic choice. It blooms widely with petals that form a seemingly reversed helmet, which is why it’s also called the Wind and Helmet Flower. This perennial beauty blooms from early spring to autumn.
While there are many choices to pick from A to Z, the ten purple flowers we have set out are the among the best choices you can get. So, which purple beauty does suit your preferences? Whatever you choose, I hope you have a wonderful garden of blooms!