Purple Flowers or Flower Parts
Find plants with purple flowers or flower parts and add interest to the garden, landscape, and containers.
Tall spikes of purple narrow tubular flowers that open to display reflexing narrow petals are produced mainly from fall through spring but may be produced anytime of year under good conditions. The flowers attract hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Purple Firespike is a shade tolerant species bothered by few pests or diseases and is quite adaptable to soil types but prefers regular moisture and average fertility. Naturally an evergreen, shrub-like perennial in frost free locations it can also be grown as a die-back perennial into zone 8 if given winter protection such as a mulch. Purple Firespike also makes an easy tropical looking container plant for the porch and patio and can be overwintered indoors where not hardy. Item# 11188
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,(8A*)
Grows To: 4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade, Shade, Part sun, Part shade