These trees originate from Brazil and are admired for their beautiful and vibrant purple blooms in mid to late spring. When it comes to a combination of eye-catching flowers and a stunning shade tree look no further than the Jacaranda mimosifolia.
I delight at seeing the redbuds each spring at the edge of the woods peaking out with their rosy purple blossoms.
Trees that bloom purple flowers. Verbena is a beautiful plant that produces small purple blooms all summer long. Small deep purple petals form delicate flowers that grow in clusters. It is now considered an ecological hazard especially to Linville Gorge and along I-40 near the Tennessee state border.
Flowers are fragrant and lavender-purple and contrast with gray-green foliage. There are even crape myrtle shrubs. Crape myrtles come in various sizes from tall trees small to medium sized trees and dwarf trees.
Salvia grows on a four-sided stem paired leaves with spikes of tubular two-lipped purple flowers. They bloom best in the summer and prefer full sun or light shade. The Paulownia or Princess tree also blooms in spring with panicles of purple flowers.
Needs moist well-drained soil. Phlox paniculata is a large bushy flowering perennial shrub that has some stunning purple varieties. Plant in full sun.
Macadamias come from Australia and they are now grown in many. One of the most striking trees to produce purple flowers in summer is the crape myrtle tree Lagerstroemia. Brunnera macrophylla Jack Frost.
It grows best in full sun but will tolerate some shade and under most conditions will bloom from June to September. They can grow anywhere from 18-48 inches tall making these plants a serene look in your garden. The Garden phlox botanical name.
The redbud is native to the eastern US and as the Peterson Eastern Trees Guide tells us Central Pennsylvania is the redbuds northern-most limit. The flowers are frequently used in floral arrangements however this flower is also lovely when dried. If you have seen trees that produce purple flowers and then nuts they were almost certainly macadamia trees Macadamia spp.
Paulownia was introduced in the mid-1800s as an ornamental landscape plant. The crape myrtle Lagerstroemia indica is a summer-blooming deciduous tree that grows in USDA zones 7 through 9. Blossoms are great for attracting butterflies and hummingbir.
Some phlox cultivars that have purple flowers that bloom in summer include Grenadine Dream Violet Flame Peacock Neon Purple and Purple Eye Flame. Aubrieta cultorum Silberrand.