Below is a list of purple flowers that are perennials.
You’ll find the top 12 perennial purple flowers with pictures and their common names and their botanical names.
All the information you’ll need to select and buy plants with purple flowers for your garden.
Try combining purple perennials with pale yellow flowers for a classy subdued look.
I really recommend this perennial plant combination for purple flowering plants.
It will make a very beautiful flower bed display that will be admired by all your friends and neighbors.
Of course purple and white is equally stunning. I recommend planting some white iceberg roses with your purple perennials. It will look very lovely.
Names Of Purple Perennials
Best List Of Purple Flowers
Delosperona Cooperi “Iceplant Purple”
This is one of the best drought resistant colorful groundcover perennial you can find. And it should be on a list of purple flowers that are groundcovers. The succulent foilage plant grows to about 3 inches tall and 12 inches wide. The flowers are a rosy purple color. The plant starts to bloom in early summer and continues to flower all summer long. It should be planted in a spot with full sun, and it requires well draining soil. It’s deer resistant and hardy to zones 5-9.
Hemerocallis “Daylily Purple D’Oro” – Use special coupon # G5666 for 3 free Peacock Orchid Bulbs with any purchase!
This perennial is on a list of purple flowers for unusual purple colors. It’s a very long-flowering daylily that blooms from early spring to well into fall. Needs to be planted in full sun and in well drained soil to flower at its best. It’s hardy to zones 3-9 Grows to about 20 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide. Plant it with pale yellow or white roses, or other perennials with those colors.
Echinacea Pururea “Coneflower Purple” – Use special coupon # G5666 for 3 free Peacock Orchid Bulbs with any purchase!
This Coneflower is always on the best list of purple flowers. A late summer-flowering perennial that is adaptable to many climate situations. Survives sub zero temperatures, withstands heat, grows in dry soil, and actually likes poor soil. The charming daisy-like petals have brownish-orange raised centers. The coneflower blooms on 2-3 feet tall stems, is drought and deer resistant. But it does attract butterflies to your garden. The flowers look lovely in a vase. Plant in full sun, or a partly sunny location.
Honeywort, Cerinthe Major “Purpurascens”
Grow in full sun and in well drained soil. It’s hardy to -20F ( 4C). This plant has stunning colors and textures. Combine it with the small blue green grass Festuca glauca for a contrast of form.
You can start it from seeds, when it will quickly grow to a large plant. It grows to 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Summerflowering. Zones 5-8.
Aster Amellus “King George”
This is a full sun perennial that blooms late summer to late fall. It’s a leafy, clump-forming plant with large daisy flowers.
A good plant for the front of a border. Combine it with Japanese anemone, Anemone x hybrida cultivars. Mildew free. Divide it every few years. 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Zones 5-8.
Lobelia x Gerardii “Vedrariensis”
Sun, to part shade plant that flowers late summer with beautiful blooms. The flowers of this purple perennial arrive on branching, leafy stems, It goes well with the red Lobelia cardinales, which is one of its parents. Or underplant it with the Viola cornuta “Lilacina”. Propagate by division. 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Zones 8-9.
Campanula Latifolia “Brantwood”
Grows in part shade, or in an all shady spot, in your garden. It’s hardy below 18 F ( -8C ). Likes moist soil that is well draining. It’s a summer-blooming purple perennial that has flowers held in an upright spike at the top of tall stems. The striking color of the flowers look best in shade. I recommend combining it with blue-leaved hostas, lilac, and white shade flowering plants. Propagate by division. It will self-seed. 3 feet tall and 16 inches wide. Zones 4-8.
Tradenscantia x Andersoniana “Purple Dome”
Plant it an a sunny location, or in a partly sunny spot in your garden. It’s the list of purple flowers that are long-flowering. It blooms summer to fall. It forms a clump of upright shoots bearing long leaves held stiffly at right angles to the stem. The small flowers nestle in the upper leaf formation and open in long successions. It’s a not a very showy plant, but purple colored blooms and the unusual leaf arrangement contrast well with ordinary foilage plants. For a companion plant, I recommend the yellow Alchemilla mollis. Propagate by division. 2 feet tall by 20 inches wide. Zones 5-9.
Aster Amellus “Violet Queen”
This aster is on the list of purple flowers that are fall flowering, that likes a sunny spot with well-drained soil. The striking daisy flowers arrive on upright, branching stems above a leafy clump. Plant it alongside Achillea “Moonshine”. It’s an ideal match with silver or gray foilage plants. This is a useful mildew-proof aster. Propagate by division. Hardy below 18F ( -8C ). 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Zones 5-8.
Salvia Verticillata “Purple Rain”
A summer flowering perennial that should be planted in full sun. It likes well drained soil and is hardy to below 18F ( -8C ). The arching spikes of closely borne flowers come from a clump forming plant with attractive hairy foilage. I like growing it with Hemerocallis “Golden Chimes” for a complimentary color combination and an interesting foilage mix. You can propagate it from division, or from seed. It’s on a list of purple flowers that self seeeds. 2 feet high and 2 feet wide. Zones 6-8.
Campanula “Bellflower Dalmation”
I love this low-growing border plant with mounds of purple bell-shaped blooms. It’s a long-flowerin perennial that blooms from late spring through summer. I like it planted in front of roses, or other perennial plants. Best in full sun, or partly sunny locations. Deer usually leave this plant alone. It grows 6-9 inches tall and 12 inches wide. Needs well-drained soil. Zones 4-7.
Iris Versicolor “Iris Monique”
On this list of purple flowers, this is one of my favorite purple perennials. It’s a stunning North American Native perennial with exquisite purple lavender flowers on long stems. It flowers in mid-summer, and prefers moist soil that never dries out, and full sun. If you can provide those growing conditions, it’s a lovely plant that is easy to grow, with many blooms per stem. It grows to about 2-3 feet tall and 18 inhes wide. The deer usually leaves it alone. Zones 408.
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