(Mullein), needs a well-drained sunny location. If planted in a windy site, stake plants before they become too dense. Good cut flower.
x. ‘Lemon Sorbet’, lemon-yellow flowers. 8-18″ tall.
‘Plum Smokey’, smoky, plum purple flowers. 8-16″.
lettermanii, ‘Iron Butterfly’, open masses of wispy, deep violet-purple flowers blooming late summer thru autumn. 30-36″ tall.
noveboracensis (New York Ironweed), Native! 6-7’ tall. Magenta purple flowers Aug-Oct. Sun, moist soil.
(Speedwell) Late spring to summer bloomers, flowers form spikes in blue, pink or white, full sun, zones 4-10.
peduncularis‘Georgia Blue’, round, true blue flowers on spreading low growing bushes to 12″.
prostrata, ‘Aztec Gold’, small, 3-4” bright gold foliage. 6” lavender-blue spikes in spring. Best color in full sun.
‘Goldwell’, green leaves with gold edges. Blue flower spikes in spring. 3-4″.
spicata, ‘Blue Carpet’, rich purple spikes over deep green foliage. 8-10″.
‘Red Fox’, 10”. Rose-red flowers spikes June-August.
x. **NEW** ‘Blue Skywalker’, blue flower spikes on 28-30″ tall plants May-June.
x. ‘Royal Candles’, ‘Sunny Border Blue’ shorter, 15” tall and long bloom period.
‘Sunny Border Blue’, dark violet-blue spikes June-frost on 18-20” plants.
virginicum, strong vertical stems 4-6” tall. Spikes of tiny pale blue or white flowers in late summer.
‘Lavender Towers’, long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid-summer. Grows 4-5′ tall.
(Violet, Horned Pansy)
cornuta, ‘Baby Franjo’, lightly fragrant, light yellow flowers in spring. 4″ tall.
‘Purple Showers’, dark purple flowers spring-autumn. Fragrant. 8”.
labradorica, dark purple foliage. Blue flowers early spring. Strong ground cover.
‘Queen Charlotte’, fragrant, blue, sweet violet flowers.
rosina, sweetly scented rosy-pink flowers from late winter-spring. 6-8″.
pedata, native wildflower. Deeply cut foliage, light blue-violet flowers. Acid soils. 6-8”.
sosoria, ‘Freckles’, white flowers dappled in violet-blue. Blooms in spring. 5-7″ tall. Native.
x. ‘Etain’, large flowering perennial with yellow flowers edged in soft lavender. 5-6″.