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Maroon, Burgundy, or Purplish-Red Foliage/Stems or Marked with those or similar colors

Find plants that have maroon, burgundy, or purplish-red leaves or stems or are marked with these colors. An easy way to color coordinate for your garden, containers, and landscapes.

 

Black Truffle Cardinal Flower, Lobelia

Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' PP 25687

Noted for its dark chocolate to maroon colored foliage, in summer Black Truffle Lobelia produces tall dark spikes of deep true red tubular flowers that are truly a hummingbird's delight. Combine this beauty with chartreuse elephant ears or other light colored moisture loving plants for a wonderful contrast. Black Truffle Cardinal Flower is a hybrid selection with Lobelia cardinalis parentage which by some accounts is considered to be the most beautiful of North America's red flowered species. Provide consistently moist to wet sites, such as a bog garden, for full sun conditions as well as the deepest foliage coloration. Image courtesy of Plants Nouveau, all rights reserved. Item# 11705

Grows To: 30-48"H x 16-24"W space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: *Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Blackbeard Penstemon, Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Blackbeard' PP 30052

The dark purple to deep burgundy foliage nearly black foliage of this sturdy perennial is topped by spikes of sweetly contrasting purple to lilac flowers in mid to late spring. Flowers attract native bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Blackbeard Penstemon or Beardtongue is hybrid selection of our native species (Penstemon species are found native only in North America) whose intensely colored foliage is sure to provide wonderful contrast with surrounding perennials in the garden and landscape or use it as a specimen in containers. Provide a full to mostly sunny location for the darkest foliage coloration and a well-drained, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Blackbeard Penstemon was selected not only for its foliage color but also for its compact habit and flower power. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11904

Grows To: 24-36''H x 16-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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A 2016 Texas Superstar® Plant! The cloak of richly colored foliage produces shades ranging from near maroon, through fuchsia, hot pink, and cream. Colors are more intense in more sunlight and are more muted in shade (as shown here). Add Brazilian Red Hots Alternanthera or Joseph's Coat to spice up combination pots, as a specimen plant, or in the garden and landscape where it provides spring to fall color on a rounded mound forming plant. *Where summers are very hot it tends to prefer midday and afternoon shade unless planted in about midspring and it will have the deepest coloration where it receives a good amount of direct sunlight. Item# 12124

Grows To: 18-30"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Light Shade, *Full sun, *Mostly sunny

Carolina Midnight Loropetalum, Chinese Witch Hazel

Loropetalum chinense 'Carolina Midnight'

Like a midnight sky Carolina Midnight Loropetalum is definitely one of the darkest that we have come across. Dark burgundy rounded foliage contrasts with the near red frilly flowers in spring. New growth emerges a light reddish maroon. Chinese Witch Hazel is a nearly indestructible evergreen and can be pruned to form or allowed to grow into a large rounded shrub. These are well-rooted, and nicely branched.  Item# 9947.

Grows To: 6-12'H x 6-12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Cascade Earth Star, Cryptanthus

Cryptanthus 'Cascade'

Red-tinge green arching foliage is borne in low, tight rosettes. The offsets of this variety cascade on arching stems from the mother plants creating a great hanging basket or allow it to spill from mixed container gardens. Easy to grow. Item# 2278.

Grows To: 3-6''H and trailing to 12-18''
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Early AM sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Chinese Photinia, Chinese Hawthorn, serrulata

Photinia serrulata, P. serratifolia

Bronze new growth on red stems quickly matures into large, dark green, glossy foliage with a serrated edge. Spring brings large clusters of white flowers that are followed by large red berries. A close kin of Red-Tip Photinia but with a more disease resistant disposition. Chinese Photinia has a moderate rate of growth and develops into a large evergreen shrub or small tree. Grow it as a specimen or as a hedge. Item# 10319.

Grows To: 15-25'H x 15-25'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Chocolate Eupatorium, White Snakeroot

Ageratina altissima 'Chocolate', Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'

Dark maroon to near black stems foliage and stems make this native perennial a standout amongst its garden peers even without its starkly contrasting clusters of white late summer flowers. Chocolate Eupatorium, a cultivar of White Snakeroot and actually a species of Ageratina altissima (not Eupatorium altissimum), is a rhizomatously spreading herbaceous perennial with an upright bushy habit to about 3' high (or to 5' in rich moist soils) that is found throughout the central and eastern US. Provide a full to mostly sunny site for the deepest foliage color and optimum flowering. The flowers attracts bees, butterflies, other garden beneficials. Use Chocolate Eupatorium as a tall informal groundcover, utilize it in mixed perennial borders with other vigorous growing perennials, or as a container plant. Received 5 out of 5 stars in trials at Chicago Botanic Gardens. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 11975

Grows To: 3-5'H x 2-3'W and spreading
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, *Part shade

Cooper's Ledebouria, Zebra Squill, False Squill

Ledebouria cooperi, Scilla cooperi

In spring dainty 3-4" spikes of pink, Hyacinth-like flowers emerge from the soil to nestle among the often still unfurling rich green, burgundy pinstriped foliage. A winner in fairy gardens, rock gardens, in a border, or in containers! The tiny bulbs of Ledebouria quickly multiply and aren't picky about depth and will often be stacked one atop the other. Provide good drainage and average moisture in sun to light shade. Tough and easy yet dainty! 20+ bulbs/plants per pot. Item# 10466.

Grows To: 2-4"H and slowly spreading at 1-2" per year
Outdoor Light: Sun, Part sun, AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Dark Mystery Perennial Hibiscus, Hardy Hibiscus

Hibiscus x 'Dark Mystery' PPAF

The huge 8-9" wide ruffled white flowers sporting darker pink veining with a dark burgundy eye shine like spotlights against the foil of dark burgundy to near black foliage and are produced throughout summer. A top performing selection, Dark Mystery Hardy Hibiscus is a vigorous and reliable clump forming perennial Hibiscus with a good branching habit. It is sure to be a star in almost any garden or landscape! Like most other Walter's Gardens introductions, Dark Mystery is an indeterminate plant producing flowers from the top to the bottom of the plants creating a knockout display in the garden and landscape. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in moist to average moist to wet, moderately fertile soils. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12060

Grows To: 5'H x 5-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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A shade tolerant evergreen shrub whose new growth emerges in shades of pink, when it matures in summer it is mottled and flecked with shades of creamy white and green, and finally in the fall and through winter the foliage darkens to shades of burgundy and purple. Dodd's Variegated Leucothoe is a stable variegated clone of our native Leucothoe axillaris that was selected not only for its coat of many colors but also for its disease resistance. Provide this low growing arching shade-loving multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a consistently moist but well-drained acidic soil in an area that receives shade during the hottest portion of the day, especially in hot summer climates. Large drooping clusters of small white to pink tinged bell-shaped spring flowers attract native bees and other pollinators. Item# 11898

Grows To: 2-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Cool or filtered sunlight, AM sun, Partial sun, Light shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Donkey's Ears, Life Plant, Palm Beachbells, Miracle Leaf, Tree of Life

Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri, Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri, K. adolph-engleri, B. adolph-engleri

An easily grown succulent-like plant with wide arching silvery-green foliage flecked with dark maroon spots. Tiny plantlets readily develop at the ends of the leaves. Chandelier like clusters of dark coral pink tubular flowers are produced atop 2' tall sturdy stems during winter on mature plants. A good choice for hanging baskets or 8-10'' pots. Provide a well-drained cactus-like soil and partial sun to high light conditions for the best results. Easy and rewarding. Item# 777.

Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Donkey's Ears, Life Plant, Palm Beachbells, Miracle Leaf, Tree of Life

Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri, Bryophyllum gastonis-bonnieri, K. adolph-engleri, B. adolph-engleri

An easily grown succulent-like plant with wide arching silvery-green foliage flecked with dark maroon spots. Tiny plantlets readily develop at the ends of the leaves. Chandelier like clusters of dark coral pink tubular flowers are produced atop 2' tall sturdy stems during winter on mature plants. A good choice for hanging baskets or 8-10'' pots. Provide a well-drained cactus-like soil and partial sun to high light conditions for the best results. Easy and rewarding. Item# 777.

Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Dwarf Ledebouria, Scilla, Squill

Drimiopsis kirkii, D. botryoides, Ledebouria kirkii

The wide, thick, low succulent arching silvery green foliage is spotted and speckled with large and small dark green spots. Leaves may be occasionally lightly to heavily variegated with white. Ledebouria is a bulbous perennial that produces small spikes of white hyacinth-like flowers in spring and summer that are held well above the intricately patterned foliage. An easy and forgiving window sill or patio plant, Ledebourias are native to the forests of Eastern Africa and multiply readily and quickly. Do not keep overly moist and provide sharp drainage. Multiple bulbs per pot. Item# 10989

Grows To: 2-4"H x 6-8"W
Outdoor Light: Sun, Part sun, AM sun, Part shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Deep red to bronze foliage on a bromeliad that multiplies readily creating a dense beautiful basket of medium-sized cascading plants. The Fire Ball Bromeliad, a type of Neoregelia, makes an easy low maintenance tropical-looking hanging basket plant or grow it as an epiphyte on wood or cork. The more intense the lighting is the more this Bromeliad looks like it is on fire! Item# 415

Grows To: 6-8''H and spreads,trails
Outdoor Light: Cool AM sun, Part shade, Light shade, Filtered shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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4 petaled rosy pink 1" wide flowers are produced in loose clusters atop a compact mass of foliage and stems that are tinged with red. The Virginia Meadow Beauty, or Handsome Harry, is a rhizomatous groundcovering perennial that readily multiplies but is not aggressive. The colorful foliage and stems can be almost as pretty as the flowers and certainly adds to the beauty of this native species. Tolerant of average moist soils once well-established, it is more commonly found in continuously moist to wet sites in sandy acidic soils. *In more sun it will prefer more moisture and will tolerate average moist sites where it receives midday and or afternoon shade. On sunny days the flower petals may fall away around noon. Attracts native bees for buzz pollination. Item# 11762

Grows To: 12-24"H, space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: *Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Midday and or Afternoon shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Hawaiian Punch Giant Elephant Ears

Colocasia 'Hawaiian Punch' PP 24596

Remember how Elephant Ears were considered invasive, guess what this one is not! From the Royal Hawaiian series of Colocasias comes Hawaiian Punch, a tightly clump forming, cold hardy perennial with a great tropical effect in the garden or in containers. The large 3'+, almost heart-shaped, tropical foliage of Hawaiian Punch Elephant Ears is a glossy dark green and are edged with a narrow band of burgundy. The bright, near rhubarb red stems and veins on the bottom of the leaves add to the show. Prefers moist soils. Image courtesy of Plant Haven, Inc. all rights reserved. Item# 10547.
 
 

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Spikes of 1" blue to purple tubular flowers that are tipped with white on the lower two petals are produced over an extended period beginning in mid to late spring into late summer if moisture is adequate. Heartleaf Skullcap, Scuttelaria ovata, is a shade-loving rhizomatous groundcovering evergreen native perennial with heart-shaped foliage that emerges a purplish red to burgundy and maintains a tinge of that coloration even at maturity. This species is widely distributed throughout much of central and eastern US and extends into both Canada and northern Mexico. Heartleaf Skullcap is tolerant of dry shade once well-established which is one of the more difficult combinations for plants to thrive in. It will be most apt to flower longest under average moisture conditions. The flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other garden beneficials. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 11979

Grows To: 12-24"H x 15-18"W space about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Cool early morning sunlight, Filtered shade, Light shade, Shade
3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Japanese Snow Bush

Breynia disticha 'Roseopicta'

The green and burgundy foliage is spotted with white, giving the plant the appearance of having been snowed upon. An easy to grow tropical adaptable to sun or light shade.This is the taller, more spreading, and darker version, as compared to Breynia nivosa or Hawaiian Snowbush. Item# 472.   note;  should have more ready by 5-12-18...ask !!  call 337-375-2114 if wish to pre-order.

Grows To: 5-7'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

The dark coppery to burgundy colored cloak of foliage is topped by a summer long display of large full light pink to near white flowers that are delicately marked with darker pink veining and a burgundy eye. A truly remarkable contrast that is impossible to miss in the landscape! A clump forming moisture loving perennial, Kopper King's compact habit and dark foliage make it a stand out when sited behind Louisiana Irises or next to the chartreuse foliage of Maui Gold Elephant Ears. Image courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Item# 10925

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Ledebouria, Scilla, Squill

Drimiopsis kirkii, D. botryoides, Ledebouria kirkii

The thick succulent arching silvery green foliage is spotted and speckled with large and small dark green spots. Ledebouria is a bulbous perennial that produces small spikes of white hyacinth-like flowers in spring and summer that are held well above the intricately patterned foliage. An easy and forgiving window sill or patio plant, Ledebourias are native to the forests of Eastern Africa and multiply readily and quickly. Do not keep overly moist and provide sharp drainage. Item# 10988

Grows To: 4-8"H x 8-16"W
Outdoor Light: Sun, Part sun, AM sun, Part shade, Light shade

Little John Azalea

Rhododendron indica 'Little John'

An azalea with year round color! The deep burgundy foliage is a great accent on a well-behaved compact evergreen. 3'' fuchsia pink blooms are produced in mild climate areas. Item # 494.

Grows To: Slowly to 6'H x 6'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Lousiana Red Copper Plant

Acalypha wilkesiana 'Louisiana Red'

Louisiana Red Copper Plant's color is hot as a Louisiana summer with large, dark coppery red foliage that can be solid or variegated. Long one of the most popular Coppers in our area and known for its vigor and reliability. Use Copper Plants as a summer shrub, container plant, or anywhere low maintenance, season long color is desired. Item# 10277.

Grows To: 3-5'+H x 2-4'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

Mahoe, Tricolor Hibiscus,Variegated Beach Hibiscus, Sea Hibiscus,Variegated Mahoe

Hibiscus tiliaceus 'Variegatus', Talipariti tiliaceum 'Albo-Variegatus', T. tiliaceum 'Tricolor'

Huge heart shaped tropical leaves are speckled, splashed, and striped in shades of green, cream, pink, and deep burgundy. A striking splash of color and interest for a sunny garden or patio.   Item # 9294

Grows To: 8'+H x 8'+W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Midnight Marvel Perennial Hibiscus, Hardy Hibiscus

Hibiscus x 'Midnight Marvel' PP 24079

Large glowing deep red flowers are held against the dark burgundy maple-like foliage of this hardy Hibiscus. Midnight Marvel Perennial Hibiscus is a show stopper that absolutely pops in the summer and early fall landscape! Another excellent Walter's Gardens introduction, this hardy Hibiscus is sure to make a statement whether in the garden and landscape or all on its own. Like some of the other Walter's Gardens Hibiscus introduction, Midnight Marvel flowers all the way from the top to the bottom of these naturally rounded plants. Provide full to mostly sun and a moderately rich moist soil. Item# 11420

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Black Truffle Cardinal Flower, Lobelia

Lobelia cardinalis 'Black Truffle' PP 25687

Noted for its dark chocolate to maroon colored foliage, in summer Black Truffle Lobelia produces tall dark spikes of deep true red tubular flowers that are truly a hummingbird's delight. Combine this beauty with chartreuse elephant ears or other light colored moisture loving plants for a wonderful contrast. Black Truffle Cardinal Flower is a hybrid selection with Lobelia cardinalis parentage which by some accounts is considered to be the most beautiful of North America's red flowered species. Provide consistently moist to wet sites, such as a bog garden, for full sun conditions as well as the deepest foliage coloration. Image courtesy of Plants Nouveau, all rights reserved. Item# 11705

Grows To: 30-48"H x 16-24"W space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: *Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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