Mauve, Purple or Violet

A list of plants with mauve, purple or violet flowers. The list below may contain both hardy and tender plants.


Akebia quinnata Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinnata

A pretty climber with delicate leaves and fragrant red-purple flowers in spring sometimes followed by purple fruits. Quick growing and vigouous. Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Pruning: ...... more
£9.99




Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurlanze'

Impressive, moisture-loving perennial with panicles of purple-red flowers on tall stems in mid-summer. Grow in moist soil or at the water's edge in sun/ part shade. Good woodland plant. 1.2 metres (4 ...... more
£5.00




Calamagrostis brachytricha Korean Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Clump-forming species with showy, feathery purple flower heads, fading to bronze from summer to early winter. Prefers, moist fertile soil in sun/ part shade but will tolerate poor soils once ...... more
£5.50




Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

(Dollar Princess) Classic upright hardy Fuchsia with medium sized, double purple flowers with red sepals. Compact habit so good for a pot. Remember to protect the roots in winter by wrapping the pot. ...... more
£7.50




Fuchsia 'Mrs Popple'

Fuchsia 'Mrs Popple'

This deservedly popular hardy Fuchsia makes a compact, upright shrub with single flowers with pink petals surrounding a dusky purple corolla. Makes and excellent hedge. Any well drained soil in sun/ ...... more
£7.50




Geranium 'Nimbus' Crane's Bill

Geranium 'Nimbus'

Bushy, clump-forming cultivar with deeply cut leaves and violet-purple flowers from early-mid summer. For sun/ part shade in any soil except boggy. Drought tolerant. 45 cms (1½ feet).
£4.50




Geranium phaeum 'Margaret Wilson'

Geranium phaeum 'Margaret Wilson'

Striking variegated perennial with green leaves with creamy-white marbling. Ideal for brightening a shady spot. Mauve flowers from April-June. For any soil except boggy in part/ full shade. If leaves ...... more
£5.00




Crane's Bill

Geranium renardii 'Tcschelda'

Very good for poor soils, this cultivar has velvety-soft, green leaves and large mauve-purple flowers with deep purple veining from June-July. For any soil except boggy. Prefers full sun. Drought. ...... more
£4.50

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Iris x robusta 'Gerald Darby' Iris

Iris x robusta 'Gerald Darby'

Moisture loving Iris, suitable for the bog garden/ pond margin (10cm/ 4ins deep.) Each stem carries 3-4 flowers with violet-purple standards and falls which are whitish at the base, with a yellow ...... more
£5.00




Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote'

Popular cultivar with aromatic, silvery-grey leaves and spikes of deep purple flowers in summer. For well drained soil in full sun. Trim lightly after flowering then prune hard back in spring, ...... more
£4.50




Monarda 'Fireball' Bee Balm, Bergamot, Oswego Tea

Monarda 'Fireball'

Perennial with whorls of tubular deep red flowers in summer which attract bees and butterflies. This compact cultivar is more mildew resistant than others. For moisture retentive soil in sun or light ...... more
£4.99

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Panicum virgatum 'Squaw' Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum 'Squaw'

Tall deciduous grass, excellent for late colour, with green leaves that turn red in autumn topped by airy panicles of purple flowers. Sun and well drained soil. Cut to ground level in spring. Warm ...... more
£5.50




Plectranthus argentatus 'Silver Shield'

Plectranthus argentatus 'Silver Shield'

Strong-growing plant with striking silvery grey leaves and spikes of mauve flowers in summer. A more compact form than the normal plant. Prune back after flowering or in spring to promote bushy ...... more
£4.50




Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d‘Anjou'

Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d‘Anjou'

Variegated cultivar with small green leaves with a yellow margin and violet-blue flowers from May-July. Grow in fertile well drained soil in sun/ part shade. Good, early nectar plant for bees and ...... more
£5.00




Polemonium reptans

Polemonium reptans

A clump-forming perennial for the front of a border, with finely cut bronze-green leaves topped by pretty purple flowers in ealry summer. Sun and well-drained soil. 30 cms (1 foot).
£4.50





These plants should be in stock soon
Date Expected
Coprosma 'Cappuccino' 31/08/2015
Tetrastigma obtectum 17/08/2015
Eleutherococcus sieboldianus 'Variegatus' 10/08/2015
Rhamnus alaternus 'Argenteovariegata' 10/08/2015
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