Plants with purple foliage are growing in popularity with gardeners and the number of varieties of purple-leaved plants has never been greater. Gardeners can now choose from an assortment of purple leaf cannas, purple leaf colocasia, purple leaf epimediums, purple leaf heuchera, and many more.
More Information About Purple/Lavender Foliage Plants
Purple leaved plants are incredibly popular in garden beds, especially when combined with bright flowers or with bright leaved plants like yellow or white. The color of a purple leaf plant can run the spectrum from a nearly black dark purple to a soft pale lavender. Purple foliage can add depth or contrast, highlight borders, or provide color under a tree while providing ground color.
For more information and ideas on how to use purple leaved plants in your garden, read our in-depth article - Add Some Color to Your Garden with Purple Leaf Plants and be sure to check out all of the blog posts featuring purple leaved plants over at the JLBG.org blog.