Purchase Purple Blooming Plants from Tn Nursery are an elegant addition to any home garden or landscape.
Coneflower – Echinacea
This lovely purple perennial is a member of the daisy family that thrives in zones 3-9, the central and southeastern parts of the US. Although these flowers come in various colors, purple is often associated when the Coneflower is referred to. Expect growth to be 2-4 feet tall when exposed to full sunlight and planted in loamy soil with a compost mixture. Once established, they are drought tolerant. These perennials need to be planted about a foot apart or more, depending on the variety in the fall. Butterflies and other pollinators are drawn to the majestic Coneflower. Echinacea is known for its medicinal properties.
Purple blooming plants are sometimes used in a variety of medicine.
Larkspur – Delphinium
Delphinium means dolphin in Greek, referring to the shape of its flowers. The tall showy flower stalks are perfect for a cutting garden, growing up to 6-8 feet with some varieties. The plant is in full sun to partial shade in loamy, alkaline soil. This plant does well in sheltered areas, and the taller varieties may need to be staked. It thrives in zones 3-7, blooming during the summer months. A dash of wood ash or lime mixed into the soil makes these flowers happy. Butterflies and other pollinators love to frequent these purple flowers.
Trillium – Trillium
This sweet purple low-growing woodland flower is a member of the Lily family, with over 36 species primarily found in the eastern part of the US. There are western varieties. Slow to grow, they have a long lifespan of up to 25 years. Even though considered a shade plant, it does like a bit of sun to wake it up in the spring. Pollinators, such as bees are attracted to the flowers. It has medicinal value to induce labor in childbirth, hence the common name birthroot. Seed germination may take over a year before any leaf growth is visible.