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Pink Five-leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinata 'Rosea'

Rosea is an uncommon selection of the Five-Leaf Akebia sporting spicily scented, pink to lavender flowers which open as the foliage emerges in early spring. A vigorous, twining semi-evergreen vine that is adaptable to a variety of site conditions and is pest and disease resistant. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. Item# 9046

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The Pink Silver Harlequin Waxflower or Hoya makes an extremely easy, vigorous, and rewarding indoor, porch, or patio plant. The large thick deep green foliage is heavily speckled with silver and it produces large clusters of waxy dark pink to burgundy lightly fragrant star-shaped flowers. The new growth and vines are often burgundy colored and this Hoya can be grown as a climber on a small trellis or it makes a fantastic hanging basket specimen. Item# 460

Grows To: 6-12''H and trails/climbs
Outdoor Light: Light shade

With flowers to 10" across that are a brilliant purplish-pink with a magenta eye and dark bronze-green foliage who wouldn't be Plum Crazy about this gorgeous perennial Hibiscus. If you can't tell, this is one of my personal favorites for it's unique color and crape paper-like petals. This root hardy die-back Perennial or Hardy Hibiscus has a relatively compact habit and is tolerant of soil moisture levels ranging from average moist to wet. Provide a full to mostly sunny site and a moderately fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. See our Hardy Hibiscus Growing Guide to learn more about how to get the most out this hardy perennial. Item# 10158.

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Plum Rosy Baptisia, False Indigo

Baptisia 'Plum Rosy' PPAF

The dense spikes of pea-like blossoms are purple in bud, open to mauve, fade through light lavender and finally to near white creating a wonderful bicolor effect from the top to the bottom of the flower clusters. The flowers attract mainly bees. Plum Rosy Baptisia or False Indigo, a hybrid cultivar of US native species (a.k.a. nativar), is a vigorous and heavy flowering selection of this clump forming perennial growing to about 42-48"H x 48"W. Baptisias are easy and low-maintenance, deer resistant, long-lived, taprooted perennials that produce more and more flowering spikes with each passing year with some plants producing over a 100 spikes on mature plants. Considered a must for the cutflower garden as the spikes have an excellent vase life. Provide them with a full to mostly sunny site in a soil with average or better drainage and moderate fertility. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12899

Grows To: 42-48"H x 48"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, *Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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This a very easy and strong-growing, perennial vine with beautiful glossy leaves, exotic white and purple flowers, which are followed by large purple, rounded fruit, about the size of tangerines, with a nice flavor. Possum Purple is considered to be a self pollinating Passionfruit but having another cultivar for cross pollination may be beneficial as well. Item# 1191

Grows To: 12-24'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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The tall sturdy dense spikes of rich purple flowers of this beautiful native wildflower attract loads of butterflies and pollinators in summer. An easily grown native perennial that also makes an excellent cut flower, fresh or dried. The large bulb-like corm will produce several flower spikes once mature. Best in average to moist soils. Item# 9559.

Grows To: 36-60"H space 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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In mid to late summer and fall, large clusters of frilly deep purple nectar rich flowers are produced atop the sturdy upright 4-5' high stems. Prairie, Common, or Smooth Ironweed is a clump forming native perennial found in the central US and is common to moist soils but it performs quite well in average moist soils. The flowers of Ironweeds attract a variety of pollinators including bees and butterflies and the foliage of Ironweeds are considered a caterpillar host plant for the American Painted Lady Butterfly. Deadhead to prevent unwanted seedlings. Provide a full to mostly sunny position for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11758

Grows To: 3-6'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Partial shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Light pink to lavender 5-petaled flowers are produced in small clusters in spring atop the deep green narrow foliage. Prairie Phlox is a groundcover like native perennial whose butterfly and long-tongued bee pollinated flowers open darker and may fade into lighter tones as they age. Use this low growing perennial as a groundcover at the front of the border, garden, or landscape or in naturalistic settings like roadsides, meadows, and prairies. This Phlox is generally more tolerant of sun and drier conditions than Phlox divaricata and has good resistance to powdery mildew. Provide Prairie Phlox with an average moist, well-drained, fertile soil with ample sunlight. Item# 12351

Grows To: 10-18"H space at 6-12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun, Deciduous shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Widely flaring 2" long light plum colored nectar rich tubular flowers that darken as they age are produced in large clusters from spring to frost or year-round under warm tropical conditions. The Princess Iochroma develops into an upright to spreading exceptionally free-flowering naturally multi-stemmed tropical shrub that is easy to maintain in medium-sized containers or in the garden and landscape where winters are mild. Iochromas are close cousins of the Angel's Trumpets or Brugmansias and the flowers of this hybrid very much resemble their shape only on a much smaller scale. Provide good to average drainage in a fertile soil in a full sun to partly sunny position for optimum health and flowering. Item# 11697

Grows To: 4-8'H x 2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, AM sun, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Purple & Bloom Salvia, Anise Sage

Salvia guaranitica 'Purple & Bloom' PPAF

Large rich purple tubular flowers emerge from black calyxes and flower spikes and are produced from spring to fall on plants that are slightly more compact than Amistad. Purple & Bloom Salvia, a Salvia guaranitica hybrid, was selected for its exceptional flower power and smaller stature similar to Black & Bloom making it a good candidate for medium to large containers. The flowers attract hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Provide a full to mostly site in an average moist, fertile, well-drained soil for optimum vigor and continuous flowering. Images courtesy of Ball Horticulture, all rights reserved. Item# 11982

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade

Purple Butterfly Bush, Blue Glory Bower, Blue Wings Bush

Rotheca myricoides 'Purple', Clerodendrum myricoides

A purple form of the Blue Butterfly Bush, producing large clusters of violet and purple butterfly-shaped flowers beginning in spring and early summer and continuing into fall under good conditions. For years the only cultivar of Blue Butterfly Bush available was 'Ugandense' the common Blue Butterfly Bush, Rotheca myricoides (syn. Clerodendrum myricoides 'Ugandense'), a.k.a. Oxford Blue and Cambridge Blue, this darker purple to violet flowered cultivar was shared with us by plantsman Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms, Inc., Houston, Texas. The specialized butterfly-shaped flowers are pollinated by Bumblebees and Carpenter Bees. The Purple Butterfly Bush can be enjoyed as a colorful container plant or in the garden and landscape where hardy. Item# 11765

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11,(*9A-8B? with protection)
Grows To: 4-6'H x 4-6'W and larger in mild winter climates.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Purple Chinese Hat, Tahitian Hat Plant, Northern Chinese Hats

Holmskioldia tettensis, H. taitensis, Karomia tettensis, H. spinescens

Deep blue to purple tubular, 1" long flowers emerge from the center of the purple, rounded, chinese hat-shaped calyces typically throughout summer and in to fall. The Purple Chinese Hat has a naturally upright to vase shaped habit. We have seen it return from the roots after experiencing 24F if the base of the plant is mulched with a breathable but insulative organic mulch. Easily grown as a medium sized container plant where not hardy. Item #574

Grows To: 4-9'H x 2-7'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Purple Chinese Hat, Tahitian Hat Plant, Northern Chinese Hats

Karomia tettensis, Holmskioldia tettensis, H. taitensis, Karomia tettensis, H. spinescens

Deep blue to purple tubular, 1" long flowers emerge from the center of the purple, rounded, chinese hat-shaped calyces typically throughout summer and in to fall. The Purple Chinese Hat has a naturally upright to vase shaped habit. We have seen it return from the roots after experiencing 24F if the base of the plant is mulched with a breathable but insulative organic mulch. Easily grown as a medium sized container plant where not hardy. Item# 9363

Grows To: 4-9'H x 2-7'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Purple Dawn Camellia, Mathotiana Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Purple Dawn', C. japonica 'Mathotiana'

Beautiful dark purplish-red with a purplish tinge to the outer edges of the petals. Large formal double blooms to 5 inches across. Blooms winter to early spring. A reliable and easily grown Camellia. 'Purple Dawn', as it is offered locally, is considered to be actually 'Mathotiana' and it also known as: Julia Drayton, Mathotiana Rubra, Purple Emperor, Purple Prince, and William S. Hastie. Item# 892.

Grows To: 8-12'H x 6-10'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade, Light shade
4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Purple Dawn Camellia, Mathotiana Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Purple Dawn', C. japonica 'Mathotiana'

Beautiful dark purplish-red with a purplish tinge to the outer edges of the petals. Large formal double blooms to 5 inches across. Blooms winter to early spring. A reliable and easily grown Camellia. 'Purple Dawn', as it is offered locally, is considered to be actually 'Mathotiana' and it also known as: Julia Drayton, Mathotiana Rubra, Purple Emperor, Purple Prince, and William S. Hastie. Item# 11087

Grows To: 8-12'H x 6-10'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade, Light shade
Quart Pot / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
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Purple Falls Trailing Lantana, Weeping Lantana (mounding, purple)

Lantana montevidensis 'Purple Falls' PP32828

Large clusters of purple flowers with a white eye adorn this mounding to trailing Lantana from spring or early summer until first frost. Purple Falls Lantana is a 2021 introduction that has a stronger, more densely branching, slightly taller mounding habit and larger, deeper green, more rounded foliage than the common Purple Trailing Lantana, Lantana montedevinsis. The fragrant nectar-rich flowers attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Use this easy to grow perennial as a spiller for mixed container gardens, as specimen container plants, in hanging baskets, or as a colorful spring to fall groundcover in a sunny garden and landscape. Images courtesy of Ball Horticulture, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12044

Grows To: 12-24"H x 24-36"+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Purple Firespike, Purple Flame

Odontonema callystachyum

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

Grows To: 4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade, Shade, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Clusters of maroon to purple, lightly fragrant flowers are produced in early spring among the newly emerging purple tinged foliage. The Five-leaf Akebia is an adaptable and vigorous, twining, semi-evergreen to deciduous vine with few pests or diseases. It can tolerate full sun to filtered shade and periodically moist to periodically dry soils equally well. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. Item# 11079

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Clusters of white to lilac, up to 1" wide, star-shaped, lightly fragrant flowers are produced nearly continuously throughout the warmer months of the year. The large velvety, white to gray green, large rounded tropical foliage of the Giant Milkweed make excellent fodder for Monarch caterpillars and one leaf can provide a substantial amount of food. A large growing shrub in tropical climates where it can be trained into a tree form, grown as a shrub, or hedge. The Giant Milkweed can easily be maintained as a large container plant. Item# 11436

Grows To: 8'H x 4-6'W, to 12-15'H in tropical climates
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Purple Haze Agastache, Hyssop

Agastache 'Purple Haze'

Moderately dense spikes of medium blue-purple short tubular nectar-rich flowers are held well above the deep green foliage from late spring-summer until fall on this vigorous and reliable Agastache. The flowers are excellent for bees and other pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. Purple Haze Agastache is more tolerant of wet winters than many of its Agastache rugosum/Agastache foeniculum like cousins according to North Creek Nurseries and has been a long-lived selection even in their zone 6 Pennsylvania winters. Well-drained sandy soils are still preferred for winter survival. Enjoy this clump-forming perennial in the garden and landscape as well as in containers. Image courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 11714

Grows To: 24-36"H x 24-36"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Purple Haze Sasanqua Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Purple Haze'

2-3" perfect rose form red, purplish-red, to purple blossoms emerge in profusion in mid fall and flowering may continue well into January. Cool weather helps to produce the purple tones. Purple Haze has a tidy compact growth habit making it a good choice where space is an issue. Use this compact evergreen shrub as a low hedge or accent. Another excellent Bobby Green and Green's Nurseries introduction! Item# 10192

Grows To: 4-5'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Purple Porterweed

Stachytarpheta frantzii

Deep velvety purple blooms are produced continuously from spring to fall on this upright to spreading perennial. The Purple Porterweed is a medium sized variety becoming fairly dense as it matures. Porterweeds are excellent nectar producers outperforming all other butterfly plants in the garden. Item# 578.

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Huge drooping panicles of long lasting, lavender, star-shaped calyxes that are centered by royal purple 1/2'' rounded verbena-like flowers that may be produced anytime between January and August. The medium-green leaves are textured like sandpaper. A vigorous, naturally evergreen tropical twining vine that lends itself to use on arbors, large trellises, fences, or on nearly any sturdy structure. Queen's Wreath can also be trained into a tree form if given a supporting post. The flowers of Queen's Wreath attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Item# 12153

These beauties are about 18 inches tall above the pot, and healthy.  As of 4-17-2022

Grows To: 20-40'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

The rich-purple tubular flowers arch outward from the center of the ball like clusters of buds that are perched atop sturdy stems and are produced for weeks in summer often lasting into fall and attract hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Purple Rooster Bee Balm, a selection of the native Monarda didyma, has outstanding disease resistance as well as some of the deepest purple flowers among its peers. This is a slowly spreading, winter deciduous, herbaceous perennial that will prefer a moist, well-drained, fertile soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Purple Rooster won high marks in Monarda trials at Mt. Cuba Center, the headquarters for the American Horticulture Society. Item# 12317

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W space about 1' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny

Pink Five-leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinata 'Rosea'

Rosea is an uncommon selection of the Five-Leaf Akebia sporting spicily scented, pink to lavender flowers which open as the foliage emerges in early spring. A vigorous, twining semi-evergreen vine that is adaptable to a variety of site conditions and is pest and disease resistant. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. Item# 9046

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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