Check out some beautiful Herbs With Purple Flowers that also make for great ornamental plants that you can grow for fresh supply in the kitchen!
Growing herbs in your home garden is not only restricted to cooking, aromatherapy, and health, but also the beauty of the blooms! Check out some striking Herbs With Purple Flowers!
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Herbs With Purple Flowers
Botanical Name: Allium schoenoprasum
Similar to the onion and garlic family, chives are popular amongst cooks for their distinct flavor. This perennial blooms purple puffy flowers during summer.
Botanical Name: Mentha × piperita
Peppermint is a vigorous plant that grows best in well-draining soil with a lot of sunlight. The tall shafts of purple flowers contrast well against the green foliage.
Botanical Name: Salvia rosmarinus
This aromatic herb with needle-like foliage emits a pleasing scent – it flowers from spring to late summer and produces purple blooms. It also flowers in pink, white, and blue shades.
Botanical Name: Lavandula
Lavender produces purple flowers during summer. Some varieties begin flowering during spring and continue till late summer for upto 4-6 weeks.
5. Anise Hyssop
Botanical Name: Agastache foeniculum
Also known as blue giant hyssop, lavender giant hyssop, or fragrant giant hyssop, this herb produces purple blooms in false whorls. It does well in full sunlight to partial shade.
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Botanical Name: Nepeta Catatria
This fragrant herb is also known as catswort. It produces dense whorls of aromatic purple flowers that give mint-like flavor. The triangular to elliptical leaves are brown-green.
Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
Sage is a perennial, evergreen subshrub and offers gray leaves on woody stems. This earthy, warm herb produces blue to purple blooms.
8. Cinnamon Basil
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon
This herb flowers in a lovely shade of pink to purple that contrasts well with its dark-green and shiny foliage. Grow it both for display and culinary uses.
9. Christmas Basil
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Christmas’
Native to Thailand, this herb produces purple-blue flowers. The plant stays compact, growing upto a height of 10-15 inches.
10. Creeping Thyme
Botanical Name: Thymus serpyllum
With a pleasing fragrance and eye-catching purple flowers, this is a must-grow herb that works well, both as a culinary and ornamental plant.