Purple is not my favorite color although I don't hate it so much as simply don't think of it as something I want. I do have quite a bit in my garden because it showcases other colors and can be rich, cooling, heated, black, or a partner.
|Daylily "Orange Vols" with hosta flowers|
I depend on purple for fall color. If I didn't have purple asters, the gardens would be pretty lifeless come September.
I don't seem to be able to pass a flat of purple pansies each spring without tucking a few in my shaded window boxes. The volunteer violas are so sweet and it's amazing how they can pop up through cracks in bricks.
|Daylily "Night Beacon"|
Here's some pretty purples from my gardens.
|Butterfly on asters|
|Daylily "Wayside King Royal"|
The designs, substance, forms, and the seasons. All purple!