Prized for its rich burgundy foliage and foxtail-like spikes, purple fountain grass (Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum') is an outstanding ornamental grass for flower beds or containers.
Gardeners know and love the striking purple-leafed cultivars of various shrubs (and even a few perennials and grasses), but how about a vine with purple foliage?
The drought-tolerant Parry's agave is a striking accent plant for the xeriscape garden.
The small purple blossoms of the low-growing pasque flower open so early in the spring that they’re often reaching up through the snow in the northernmost parts of their range.
A native plant with delicate, cup-shaped flowers.
The dramatic, colorful foliage of New Zealand flax makes a fabulous focal point.
Large, airy blooms sway in the wind on the long, slim stems of Oriental poppies.
An annual with a dwarf, mounding habit, monkey flower enjoys shade and water.
Nodding flower clusters of montbretia dance on arching stems, bringing fiery hues of red and orange to late-summer gardens.