Purple is an extremely popular flower color, with favorites including lavender and aster. We’ve compiled a list of 62 types of purple below. Discover your favorite shades of purple – ranging from magenta to dark purple. Many of these flowers will bloom in late spring or late summer, and we’ve included handy growing tips for those of you that are gardeners.
Everything about Flowers, Plants & Gardening
We’ve pulled together a list of 170+ flower and plant types, along with pictures of each one and details on the best way to plant them. You’ll find everything from common favorites like roses and tulips to exotic plants and flowers.
Find the flower names below, along with a brief description, a photo, and some guidance for those of you who are interested in gardening.
Everyone feels happier whenever flowers are around. It’s been scientifically proven that flowers calm the senses and relieve anxiety. This is especially useful since many of us suffer from stress on a daily basis!
Salix babylonica Tortuosa is a member of the willow family and is also known as the Dragon’s Claw Willow, curly willow tree, or corkscrew willow. All these names refer to the tree’s most striking feature – its uniquely twisted branches that corkscrew upward in an unruly mass of green foliage.
Daucus carota is a white flowering plant that forms part of the Apiaceae family of aromatic flowering plants that includes 3700+ species. It is commonly referred to as the celery, carrot, or parsley family. But, you may know Daucus carota as wild carrot, Queen Anne’s Lace, bishop’s lace, bee’s nest, bird’s nest, and devil’s plague.
Impatiens flowers are herbaceous annuals that are mostly found in the Northern Hemisphere as well as the tropics. They earned the nickname, touch-me-not, because of their sensitive seed capsules. If you touch them, they will explode and shoot their seeds 20 feet away!
Desmodium is a genus in the Fabaceae family. This plant, often known as tick clover, has many names and uses. You might want to grow some of these, as they can be used in farming. But, they also make good garden plants if you want to add some purplish-pink flowers to your yard!