Is blue one of your favorite colors in your garden? If so then start right here! Proven Winners offers a wide variety of annuals, perennials and flowering…
Bold Blue Flowers for Hedges
Bold yet delicate, 'Blue Chiffon' Rose of Sharon is a star in the garden from late summer to fall. The distinctive blue flower color complements many popular late summer perennials and attracts pollinators including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Blue Chiffon is an excellent choice for hedging as it will reach up to 144 inches when mature. This flowering shrub will look equally as beautiful when added to your cut flower arrangements, too! Deer resistant.
Long-Blooming Violet Blue Flower Spikes
Try planting 'Wizard of Ahhs' Veronica hybrid in combination containers or near the front of the border where its prolific thick spikes of deep violet blue flowers can make an impact. This brightly colored Spike Speedwell attracts the bees and butterflies but resists deer. It will grow in part shade but blooms best when planted in sun. This long-blooming perennial is salt tolerant, too.
True Blue Flowers for Hanging Baskets & Beyond
Bred to take the summer heat better than typical Lobelias, Laguna varieties are compact yet full, semi-upright plants. Laguna 'Sky Blue' is covered in soft, true blue, self-cleaning blossoms. This cascading annual is a great low-maintenance choice for hanging baskets, window boxes, combination containers, and landscapes. Attracts butterflies. Try it in your Pacific Northwest garden this season!
Early Blooming Blue Flowering Vine
Earlier to bloom than other Clematis, Sparky Blue begins the show in mid to late spring with purple blue flowers around a fluffy yellow center. These unique flowers povide weeks, even months, of color that is perfect for a pretty trellis in your perennial garden or along a railing, lattice or fence. Disease resistant with no pruning required, this reblooming vine is an easy choice for a sunny spot!
10 Beautifully Blue Annuals
Blue flowering plants always seem to be in high demand. It is natural for things that are in short supply to be highly valued, and that is certainly true of blue flowers. This article will give you ten beautiful ideas for blue flowering annual plants.
10 Cool Blue Shrubs
Blue is beautiful! It’s also not quite as rare in the garden as some people might think, especially when it comes to shrubs. You’ll find fabulous flowers, foliage, and even fruit in blue hues that add a touch of cool and refreshing color to your garden or landscape. Blue goes with just about any exterior color, including red and orange brick, and plays nicely with other plants as well. When in doubt about how to accentuate your landscape, just go blue!
Long Blooming Blue Flowers
True blue flowers can be difficult to find in nature but Laguna Dark Blue lobelia's are true, real blue. Plant this annual lobelia in containers or window boxes for blue flowers that cascade of the edges. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, this flowering annual will add life to your garden in more ways than one! This lobelia has better heat tolerance than older varieties.
Long Blooming Blue Perennial
Nepeta 'Cat's Pajamas' is a long blooming perennial that’s perfect in small areas of the landscape. Its indigo blue flowers cover the plant from soil up, providing an intense splash of blue color when it’s in bloom. Rosy purple calyxes extend the color when the blooms are past peak. This fragrant plant attracts pollinators to your garden and resists deer and rabbits. Plus, it's heat and drought tolerant.
Blue Flowering Shrub for Late Summer Color
Beyond Midnight bluebeard's deep blue flowers pop against its extremely dark, glossy foliage. This deer resistant shrub adds much-needed color to the late summer landscape and makes a handsome companion to other perennials. As a bonus, it is a favorite with pollinators of all types!
Rockin'® Playin' the Blues® - Salvia longispicata x farinacea
This tall and colorful plant will invite the birds, bees and butterflies to your yard, a great way to decorate your home with nature! Rockin' Playin' The Blues Salvia is easy to pair with other colors, try it with Supertunia Black Cherry, stunning!