Purple Wildflowers: These Are The Best For The Garden

purple wildflowers

Imagine getting out of bed, opening the blind, looking out into your garden and seeing a blanket of colorful purple and purple plants. Do you like purple wildflowers? So why not have them in your garden?

Below we give you a list of very resistant flowers that you could use to plant in your garden and enjoy a colorful blanket in purple and lilac. What are you waiting for to encourage you to do it?

Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

If we have a list of purple wildflowers, lavender should certainly be on them. In addition, it is one of the most appreciated and most liked to have in the garden. Lavender is a perennial plant grown in well-drained, sunny soil. It is native to the Mediterranean and has been used for centuries for its healing and aromatic properties.

As for its flowers, it gives them in summer, always spike-shaped, and lilac or violet in color.

common vervain (verbena officinalis)

common vervain

In this case, common vervain is a herbaceous plant commonly found in meadows and roadsides. You may have seen it, even in bloom, and liked it.

Well, you can consider it to put it in the garden. It is one of the plants that blooms in summer, with small cluster-shaped light purple flowers.

sage (Salvia officinalis)

On this occasion we recommend this plant for the purple wild flowers it gives us in summer. Sage is a perennial plant grown in well-drained, sunny soil. It is also native to the Mediterranean region.

A point in favor of sage that can make you opt for it is that, when it blooms, if you move it a little with your hand it will release a very pleasant aroma. So if you put it in a part of the garden where there is a bit of a breeze, you will surely have that smell all day (and part of the night).

Hyacinth (Hyacinthus non-script)

Be careful, because we are not referring to the hyacinth that you usually know, but to the wild one. It is a wild plant that reaches 50 centimeters in height with the floral rod and that gives you many flowers, from 4 to 16. They are not too big and fall almost in the shape of bells. As for the color, they are purple, but duller, (almost like lilac or purplish gray). It is perennial and bulbous, flowering from March to May.

knapweed (Centaurium erythraea)

We can tell you about the knapweed that it is a herbaceous plant that is found in meadows and roadsides. Its flowering time is in summer and bears small star-shaped deep purple flowers.

Verbascum (Mullein thapsus)

Among the purple wild flowers that we are going to tell you about, this is perhaps the one that will be less purple. Especially since its flowers are yellow.

However, researching a little more about it you should know that it is a biennial plant that is commonly found in meadows and roadsides. It blooms in summer and produces large, showy flowers. Yes, it does it in yellow, but they also have purple tones, especially in the center of the flower, which contrasts very well. So if you are looking to give a touch that breaks with so much violet, and at the same time combines, this may be an option.

Violet (Scented violet)

Scented violet

One of the best known purple wildflowers is the violetera. It is native to Europe and is a common perennial plant for gardens. As for the flowers, they are very colorful. because you will not only find the purple color, but it also has pink or white. Of course, the shape of them is in heart.

Lupine (Lupinus sp.)

Regarding the lupine, it is possible that you have found it in the field if you have visited it in spring or summer. They are herbaceous plants that have a floral rod higher than their leaves and from which tiny flowers emerge, as if they were peas, which can be purple, but also white, blue or pink.

Once flowering ends the seeds are edible. In fact, they are used in some foods and products.

Tinkerbell (Campanula sp.)

We continue with the purple wild flowers to now talk to you about the bell. This wild plant is perennial and is usually found in forests and meadows.

Its flowers are usually purple, although it also has pink, white or blue. All of them give them in the form of clusters and the flowers are bell-type.

In addition, it is highly appreciated for its medicinal properties, such as for treating respiratory and digestive problems.

mallow (Malva sp.)

Mallow, as the name suggests, is another purple flower option to consider. The plant is herbaceous, which makes it very resistant.

Its flowers are cup-shaped in purple, pink, white or blue. In addition, it is used for its medicinal properties, especially regarding the skin or to treat throat problems.

Larkspur (consolidates regalis)

Have you ever heard of delphinium? It is a herbaceous plant that produces dark purple spur-shaped flowers, grouped in a long, thin inflorescence.

Due to its beauty, it is one of the most chosen to decorate gardens, but it is also widely used in flower arrangements.

St. Robert's grass (Geranium Robertianum)

In the case of St. Robert's grass, we are talking about a herbaceous plant with small dark purple or pink flowers.

These have separate petals, and are sometimes mixed with white or will appear to sparkle like glitter. That is why it is one of the most appreciated. It usually throws them solitary or in groups of two to five flowers, but not much more.

wild thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

wild thyme

This is one of the wild plants that we like the most, not only because of the smell, but also because, when it blooms, it puts out tiny dark purple flowers (they can also be pink).

Its natural habitat is mountainous and dry areas., but you can have it well in the garden. In fact, there are some varieties of thyme that serve as a replacement for the lawn, leaving a beautiful pink or purple mantle in spring.

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

We end up with this purple wild plant. As its name says, the flower is lilac, although it can also be found in pink, white or blue. These are shaped like a spike and are quite aromatic, so it would be ideal for a garden.

As you see, there are many purple wild flowers that we could be naming you. In fact, many more have fallen by the wayside, such as the Escabiosa, the Plantain, or the Madreselva. Do you dare to say more purple flowers to plant in the garden?

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