Purple flowers bring calm, creativity and relaxation to a winter garden, a balance between fiery reds and calming blues. They recede in the garden, helping to make small garden spaces feel larger, so ideal for small gardens, courtyard and balcony spaces.
Don’t fear if your a known ‘black thumb’, you can still bring purple into your winter garden with our Top 3 Hardy Purple Flower Picks below!
This little succulent is ideal for those looking for a burst of ‘low maintenance’ colour. Pig Face is very easy to grow, requires little ongoing care, likes a sunny and well drained position. Growing to approximately 15cm in height, Pig Face looks wonderful as a ground cover, hanging basket or terrarium feature plant or just in a pot.
Ideal of mass planting, Limonium ‘Perezii Blue‘ is a hardy plant that grows approximately 60cm in height and spreads 40cm wide. It displays clusters of tiny purple flowers throughout the year, which are beautiful in bouquets or as a dried flower arrangement. Limonium ‘Perezii Blue’ likes a sunny well drained position in the garden. Great for coastal gardens.
With a dense spreading growth habit, Centradenia makes for a colourful and hardy ‘green mulch’ alternative for your garden. Preferring a full sun to part shade location, Centradenia is also suitable for pots and hanging baskets were the flowers can cascade when on display. Grows to approximately 30-4cm in height.
HOT TIP: When planting your purple flowers into a pot or hanging basket we recommend using Searles Premium Potting Mix.
PLEASE NOTE: Some of these plants may not flower in all states during winter, check with your local nursery.5 Australian Natives for Winter 5 Small Winter Flowering Shrubs