Purple has long been associated with royalty and wealth due to it's rarity in nature and the cost of producing purple dye in ancient times. These days purple is much easier to find but purple flowers continue to be some of the most popular flowering perennials. Be sure to check out our entire selection of purple flowers and make sure you have a little purple in your garden year-round.
More Information About Purple/Lavender Flowering Plants
Purple Flowers - the color of royalty.
Spanning the range from violet to maroon, to blue purple, to pale lavender, there are purple flowers for all tastes from mild to wild. Purple is traditionally the color of royalty and magistrates, but also is synonymous with Mardi Gras. So enjoy purple flowers in your garden if you are looking to add a touch of class to your garden or just want to 'Laissez les bons temps rouler pourpres'.
Here is a short list of the best plants with purple flowers at Plant Delights Nursery.
Aster - The best blue purple flowers for fall.
Purple Coneflower - Echinacea is the queen of purple flowering plants in summer.
Salvia - Purple perennial plants that thrive in dry conditions.
Liatris - Tall purple perennials for mid-summer.
Iris - Huge selection of purple and blue flowers.
Allium - Purple flowers and onion scent means you can use this as a culinary herb.
Phlox - Depending on type you can get ground covering purple flowers in spring or tall purple perennials in summer.
Buddleia - Purple Butterfly Bush attracts tons of butterflies to your garden.
Lavandula - With pale blue purple flowers this plant's name is synonymous with the color purple.
Tradescantia - Plants with purple flowers and purple leaves. Grape-tastic!
Geranium - Blue purple flowers in a tough, spreading perennial.