8 Purple Plants To Grow For Bold Color


Known for its fragrant purple flowers and drought tolerance, perfect for borders and containers.

Purple Coneflower

A native wildflower with striking purple daisy-like blooms, attracting butterflies and bees.

Russian Sage

Tall and airy, with silvery foliage and spikes of purple-blue flowers, drought tolerant and deer resistant.

Purple Heart

A trailing plant with vibrant purple foliage, ideal for hanging baskets or ground cover.

Purple Fountain Grass

Ornamental grass with deep purple-red foliage and fluffy flower spikes, adding texture to borders and containers.


Low-maintenance perennial with aromatic foliage and spikes of lavender-purple flowers, attracting pollinators.

Purple Majesty Millet

Tall ornamental grass with deep purple foliage, dramatic in garden beds or as a focal point.

Purple Smoke Bush

Shrub with deep purple foliage that turns reddish-purple in fall, adding color and structure to landscapes.

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