The colour blue is a relative rarity in horticulture but its complementary colour combination with greens and elegant contrast with whites make this one of the most popular choices for a single or dual colour palette for garden designers. There is something about the connection with the blue sky and the surrounding myriad of greens in foliage that make blue flowers coveted, sought after and desired.
From the palest sky blues , through French Navy and shades of purple blue, this most regal of colours is one of our most popular requests by customers choosing perennials for the garden border. Here we reveal a few of our favourites, as a source of inspiration for choosing blue flowering perennials for your own garden…
Agapanthus – African Lily – Agapanthus Africanus Blue and Agapanthus Blue Storm
Sun lovers these African lilies are simply stunning when planted en masse in the border, or in a container, their lofty flower heads tower above lush mounds of green foliage.