House & Patio, Shrubs & Hedges, Flowering Trees, Fruit Trees
Pantone Color of the Year & Plants to Match!
Pantone has released their color of the year 2022 - PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri - and we are all about it! This pretty blue hue is warm and friendly, exuding confidence and encouraging creativity. The color blue is known to stand for freedom and inspiration, and with a bit of purple mixed in, Very Peri also embodies creativity, wisdom and independence. Pantone describes it as a “color whose courageous presence encourages personal inventiveness and creativity.”
To celebrate this fun, meaningful color, we’ve compiled several of our plants that are a similar blue-purple shade. Take a look below and be inspired towards creativity, joy and confidence this year!
This blue-purple Lavender is easy to grow and highly adaptive to many soils and climates. Plus, it carries the intoxicating and fresh fragrance you’d expect from Lavender. Perfect for lining walkways, filling in empty spaces, or potting in containers, Munstead Blue is all around versatile. And don’t forget to snip some sprigs to bring indoors and fill your home with enticing fragrance.
Robust growth, sweet scent, and heat and cold tolerance combine to create the Blue Moon Wisteria. With striking, blue-purple, cascading flowers, its vine-like growth habit will scale arbors and trellises for an eye-catching, non-stop display. What’s more is that its blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies to complete your dream garden visions.
A fast-growing, tropical tree, the Jacaranda shows off brilliant hues of blue, lavender, lilac, and purple all at once! Suited for warm climates, this unique beauty produces such an abundance of blooms that it’s perfect for creating a canopy in your yard. And its foliage is equally as dramatic and appealing with fern-like characteristics. Take your landscaping to the next level with this one-of-a-kind, bright, showy tree!
The Peacock Hydrangea is appropriately named for its heavy-blooming, blue-purple flowers that aren’t afraid to flaunt in the garden from spring to summer. Both disease tolerant and quick-growing, this multi-colored stunner can be used in many landscape ways, from large groupings and borders to container plantings for the porch, balcony or patio. You can even trim some stems for indoor decorations!
The flowers of the Passion Fruit Vine are totally unlike any you’ve seen before! Extra exotic and fragrant with layers of texture and purple-blue shades, they’ll instantly create the best kind of drama in your yard. And not only is its ornamental appeal something to speak of; it’s fruit is completely delicious, offering hints of guava, papaya, pineapple, mango and citrus. Allow this vine to climb your fences and trellises or sprawl along borders and patios for instant style and rewarding harvests!
Thick, dense foliage and abundant flowers cover the Big Blue Liriope from summer into fall. Extremely hardy and reliable, this variety lends itself well to beds, borders and large landscape areas needing coverage. And because it’s so versatile, it’s also perfect for planting under large trees or even in containers. With bright, grassy foliage that contrasts tastefully with blooms of purplish blue, you can’t help but admire its effortless charm.
As you can see, we’re big fans of purple-blue hues and the range of beautiful plants that come in this shade. Snag any of these fun varieties to add excitement and bright, bold color to your landscaping. And we hope you’re as inspired as we are to embrace warmth, confidence and creativity this year!