Tag Archives: purple

Dry Ice

Dry Ice Juniperus horizontalis ‘ Taylors Blue’. This juniper has intense steel blue foliage that turns purple maroon in the winter to give it year round interest.  Do not plant it above 8,000 feet.  They can grow to be 3” … Continue reading

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Japanese Iris

Japanese Iris I ensata Mix The Japanese Iris has large blooms of white or blue with veins of purple. It prefers acidic soil. Do not plant it above 7,000 feet. They can grow to be 24-36” high and 12-18” wide. … Continue reading

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Purpleleaf Plum

Purpleleaf Plum Prunus cerasifera This is a colorful tree and works great as an accent in any landscape.  The leaves are reddish purple.  White-pink flowers occur in the spring but normally do not turn to fruit.  This tree does not … Continue reading

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Prairiefire Crabapple

Prairiefire Crabapple Malus This tree has purple-red foliage turns green with a red tint.  Small purplish persistent fruit are followed by pink flowers.  The fruit does not drop which makes this a very popular tree for most homeowners.  Its berries … Continue reading

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Perfect Purple Crabapple

Perfect Purple Crabapple Malus This tree has dark purple foliage and pink blooms followed by small persistent fruit.  Its berries attract birds. This tree can be planted up to 7,000 feet.  It will reach 20′ and 20′ wide.

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Autumn Purple Ash

Autumn Purple Ash Fraxinus americana This tree is the most common ash tree.  It has thick green foliage in the summer and turns purple in the fall.  This tree holds its fall color until well after the first frost.  Do … Continue reading

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Thyme

Thyme (Lemon) Thymus serpyllum citroides This perennial has green foliage with lavender blossoms in the months of July-August. They are able to withstand light traffic making them great for planting in lesser traveled pathways.  Do not plant above it 8,500 … Continue reading

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Lavender

Lavender (English) Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’ Lavender flowers are scented. The leaves are gray-green and aromatic. Do not plant it above 8,500 feet.  They can grow to be 12-18” high and 12-18” wide.

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Iceplant

Ice Plant (Purple, Yellow, Starburst) Delasperma The Ice Plant has low growing succulent leaves that form a dense spreading mat. It comes in different varieties each with a different color of flower that include purple, yellow, and purple-pink with large … Continue reading

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Catmint

Catmint Nepeta faassenii This perennial blooms from early to late summer with sterile lavender-blue flowers atop small grayish-leafed foliage. Do not plant it above 8,000 feet.  They can grow to be 12” high and 18” wide.

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