Purple is a colour chosen by royalty, priests, Roman emperors. It’s the colour of power and elegance. Paler shades of purple look great with pinks and blues, for a soft blended palette; deeper tones glow against oranges and reds.
Take a look at our
purple foliage plants too
Acanthus mollis - oyster plant
Evergreen architectural foliage plant, low growing, cold tolerant, tall flowers in summer. Suited to pots, borders and mass planting. Gro...
Agapanthus Bingo Blue™
Compact clear blue agapanthus, tough and hardy, has a burst of flower in spring with blooms off and on through the rest of the year. Check o...
Agapanthus Black Magic
Deep purple buds open to rich purple flowers during spring and summer. Dramatic bordering plant or for containers on the deck.
Agapanthus Sugar Plum™
NEW mini agapanthus with a rich purple colour; has a burst of flower in spring with blooms off and on through the rest of the year. ...
Anthurium Black Queen
Dramatic burgundy-black flowers are a unique feature of this tropical plant. Place a container indoors in a well lit area to enjoy this plan...
Azalea Happy Days
Vibrant purple blooms during spring, and a useful medium-size all around makes this a versatile and eyecatching azalea for all kinds of p...
Barleria Jet Streak
White flowers with lilac-mauve stripes appear spring to autumn. Tough and attractive shrub, benefits from a light clip to help shape it. ...
Black kangaroo paw - Macropidia
Yeah it's real! Black furry buds open to green flowers in this wonderful native kangaroo paw. A little tricky in subtropical gardens but wor...
Callistemon Genoa Glory
Large glowing ruby flowers are the attraction here; the bush itself can be a bit leggy and benefits from a hard prune after flowering to enc...
Centradenia Cascade - Spanish shawl
Fast-growing bronze-leaf groundcover with cascading stems of vivid magenta purple flowers through spring and summer. Very attractive for han...
Warm purple form of our popular hardy white cuphea. Tiny flowers throughout the year on this charming groundcover plant. Ideal for rockeries...
Lavender - English
Fragrant cottage garden shrub with small purple flowers loved by bees and butterflies. Plant amongst your fruit trees to help pollination. H...
Lavender - Italian
Create a calming retreat in a sunny spot of the garden with these beautifully fragrant shrubs. Add your favourite chair, a cup of chamomile ...
Mazus Fairy Lights
Sturdy little lawn-alternative groundcover, generous with flowers for six months of the year. Will quickly cover the ground and tolerate bei...
Melaleuca Cotton Candy
Compact native shrub with showy clusters of hot pink flowers spring-autumn. Hardy and suited to low hedging, rockeries and borders. Small...
Fine-leaved bushy native shrub with purple-pink feathery flowers in summer-autumn. Good for screening and hedging, native gardens, wildlife ...
Prostanthera ovalifolia - mint bush
Australian native large shrub with soft green menthol-scented foliage and masses of purple-lilac flowers during spring. Stunning in full flo...
Scaevola Mauve Clusters - fan flower
Vibrant flowering native ground cover, plant in a sunny spot to enjoy the abundant small purple-blue flowers. Lovely in a hanging basket ...
Rich purple blooms on an evergreen tree to 5m. impressive in full bloom. Quick to establish, especially from our tubestock. Frost tender.
A splendid mid-size variety with two flowering seasons, autumn and spring, blooming in shades of white, mauve, lilac and purple. Ideal for s...
Kaleidoscope of lilac shades, the perfect feature plant for small gardens. Grows to a large shrub or small tree, to 2.5m. Frost tender.
Autumn-flowering dwarf shrub with rich purple blooms. Small growing variety to 1m, very suited to feature planting, containers and hedges. V...
Quick-growing, free-flowering small shrub to 1m, with masses of rich purple flowers with a touch of white. Lovely for low hedging, feature p...
Tibouchina Purple Star
Jazzie - but more so! Brand new variety with all the purple splendour and big blooms of parent Jazzie and some of the height and fast growth...
Tillandsia cyanea - air plant
Super-easy to look after and super-amazing in flower. Have fun displaying these in terrariums, pots, kokedamas, hanging baskets or tied to a...
Tradescantia Sweet Kate
Golden groundcover with bright purple blooms, great for giving a tropical look to a cold-climate garden. We suggest planting this with gold-...
Westringia Blue Gem™
Robust hedging plant suited to the toughest conditions. Clusters of large lilac bird-attracting flowers....
Westringia Wynyabbie Gem
Great for coastal, seaside, and exposed roof garden locations, as it can withstand salt and wind. Soft velvety silver-grey leaves cover this...
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