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Flowers by Color : Blue, Purple, Violet, Lavender, Lilac, Plum, Indigo, Amethyst


Aster thomsonii
Common Name: Thomson's Aster
Botanical name: Aster thomsonii
Family: Compositae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Pakistan, Himalayas
Type&Life Cycle : Perennial forb, Herb
Special feature : Drought, Rocky Soil
Height: 12 to 36 inches tall
Synonym: Aster alpinus, Aster garibaldii

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Iris
Family: Iridaceae
Order: Asparagales
Camera: Nikon D40x
Lifecycle/Category : Perennial
Uses :Cut flowers
Flowering season : Summer
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Attracts : Butterflies, hummingbirds

 

 

 

Mainzer fastnacht rose
Common Name: Mainzer fastnacht rose
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Height: 4 feet tall
Flowers : Light blue, pale purple, large, showy, fragrant
Foliage :Deep green
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Govt. Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, openn, well drained soil

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Purple tulips
Category: Perennial
Origin/ Native : North Africa, Eurasia
Camera: Nikon D40x
Family : Liliaceae
Flowering Season :Spring
Propagation : Seeds, bulb offsets
Good for : Cut flowers, vases
Flowers: PurPle, dark magenta, showy

 

 

 

abrus precatorius
Common Name: Crab's eye, rosary pea, precatory pea
Botanical name: Abrus precatorius
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : India, Indonesia
Hindi :Ratti
Tamil : kundumani
Sanskrit : Gunja
Type: Perennial

 

 

 

Violet queen cleome
Common Name: Violet queen cleome
Botanical Name: Cleome hassleriana
Family: Cleomaceae
Order: Brassicales
Flowers : Violet purple inflorescence
Suitable for :Borders
Festival : Summer
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Foliage: Evergreen

 

 

 

Ageratum conyzoides
Common Name: Chick weed, Goatweed
Botanical name: Ageratum conyzoides
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Flowering colors :Lavender, White
Type : Annual herb
Foliage: Dark green, Hairy
Flowering Season: Jul to Sep

 

 

 

White with purple gazania daisy
Common Name: White with purple gazania daisy
Botanical name: Gazania linearis
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Type/Life Cycle : Perennial
Best for : Pots, containers, borders
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Image Resolution: 2000x1425

 

 

 

Frank holmes dahlia
Name: Frank holmes dahlia
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Flowers : Purple with white, bicolour, small, showy
Foliage :Deepgreen, healthy, 4.5 feet tall
Uses : Cut flowers
Location: Botanical Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, open, well drained soil

 

 

 

Purple dahlia ooty
Common Name: Purple dahlia ooty
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Purple, 8 inches wide blooms, large, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Purple splash dahlia
Common Name: Purple splash dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Pale purple with purple striped, 7 inches wide blooms, large, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Roxy miniature rose
Common Name: Roxy miniature rose
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Flowers : Purple, magenta, small, clustered, 2.5 inches wide blooms, showy
Foliage :Evergreen, healthy, 3.5 feet tall
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Govt. Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, openn, well drained soil

 

 

 

Purple white bicolour dahlia
Common Name: Purple white bicolour dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Magenta purple with white edged, bicolour, 5 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Pale purple dahlia
Common Name: Pale purple dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Pale purple, 8 inches wide blooms, large, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Violet queen cleome
Common Name: Pale purple rose
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Category: Hybrid Tea Rose
Flowers : Light blue, pale purple, large, clustered, showy, fragrant
Foliage :Evergreen, healthy, 3 feet tall
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Govt. Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, openn, well drained soil

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Liatris
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Camera: Nikon D40x
Common Name : Blazing Star, Gayfeather
Flowering season :Summer-Autumn
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Height: Up to 2.5 feet
Native/Origin: North America

 

 

 

Amelias surprise lilac dahlia
Common Name: Amelias surprise lilac dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Pale purple, lavender, lilac in colour, 7.5 inches wide blooms, large, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Pansy wonderfall blue picotee
Family: Violaceae
Order: Malpighiales
Origin / Native: Asia, Europe
Height : 12 inches
Foliage :Evergreen
Flowers : Blue purple, white with yellow eyed, showy
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india

 

 

 

Stacy rachelle dahlia
Common Name: Stacy rachelle dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Lavender, bicolour, 8 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Strawberry ice dahlia
Common Name: Strawberry ice dahlia
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Lavender pink, bicolour, 7 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Novalis rose ooty
Common Name: Novalis rose ooty
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Height: 4 feet tall
Flowers : Light blue, pale purple, large, clustered, showy, fragrant
Foliage :Evergreen
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Govt. Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, openn, well drained soil

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Pansy matrix lavender shades
Family: Violaceae
Order: Malpighiales
Type: Perennial
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Foliage :Evergreen
Festival : Summer
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Good for: Garden beds, borders

 

 

 

Acerola flower
Common Name: West Indian cherry, acerola
Botanical name: Malpighia emarginata
Family: Malpighiaceae
Order: Malpighiales
Origin / Native : America, Mexico
Genus :Malpighia
Type : Perennial
Foliage: Dark green
Flowers: Purple, 5 petals

 

 

 

alfalfa
Common Name: Alfalfa, lucerne, buffal herb
Botanical name: Medicago sativa
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Persia, south central Asia
Tamil :kuthirai masal
Type : Perennial
Foliage: Dark green, oval shape, mild hairy
Hindi: Lusan ghas

 

 

 

Allamanda violacea
Common Name: Purple Allamanda
Botanical name: Allamanda violacea
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Brazil
Flowers :Funnel shaped, 7.6200 cm wide, Reddish purple color, rambling stems
Category : Evergreen climbing vine, shrub
Height : Up to 365.76 cm, 144 inches
Growth Rate: Medium to fast

 

 

 

Argyreia hookeri
Common Name: Morning Glory, Hooker's Woodrose, hawaiian baby woodrose
Botanical name: Argyreia hookeri
Family: Convolvulaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : Africa, India, Hawaii
Genus :Argyreia
Type : Perennial
Tamil: Kakkattan flower
Hindi : Kaladana flower

 

 

 

cicerbita
Common Name: Alpine Sow thistle, Common Blue Sow Thistle
Botanical name: Cicerbita
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Height : Up to 36 inches tall
Type : Perennial
Foliage : Deep green
Flowers : Lavender purple, toothed petals, attracts butterflies and bees

 

 

Antirrhinum Snap Dragon pink with Yellow
Common Name: Antirrhinum Snap Dragon pink with Yellow
Botanical name: Antirrhinum multiflorum
Family: Plantaginaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Europe
Height :Up to 3 feet
Type : Perennial, Annual
Flowers: yellow & purple, small, 3 inches
Foliage: Green, hairy, good for borders

 

 

 

achyranthes muricata
Common Name: False Amaranth, Achyranthes muricata
Botanical name: Digera muricata
Family: Amaranthaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Africa, asia, india
Used in :Tamil Siddha medicine, tamil cuisine
Tamil : Toya Keeri, kaatu Keerai
Type : Annual herb, yellowish green foliage, tiny purple flowers

 

 

 

agapanthus africanus minor
Common Name: Blue African Lily
Botanical name: Agapanthus africanus minor
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Origin / Native : South Africa
Type :Perennial Herb, Bulb
Height : Up to 3 feet
Flowering Season : Summer
Grows in : Rock mountains

 

 

 

adenoon indicum
Common Name: Blue Sonki
Botanical name: Adenoon indicum
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Western ghats, India
Flowering Season :Oct-Nov
Genus : Adenoon
Flowers : Blue in color, hairy, clustered
Foliage : Green

 

 

 

ageratum houstonianum
Common Name: Mexican paintbrush, flossflower
Botanical name: Ageratum houstonianum
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : America, Europe, China
Type : Annual ornamental plant
Genus : Ageratum
Flowers : Lavender blue & white, small, clustered, green foliage & red stems

 

 

 

Anchusa capensis
Common Name: Cape forget me not
Botanical name: Anchusa capensis
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus : Anchusa
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe, Africa
Type & Category :Perennial Herb
Height : 1.5 feet
Propagation : Stem Cutting
Flowering : All year round

 

 

 

Ageratum houstonianum-Floss flower
Common Name: Ageratum houstonianum-Floss flower
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Genus : Ageratum
Origin / Native : America, Europe, China
Flowering Season :Jun-Oct
Height : 12 inches
Best for: Borders, pots, containers, hanging baskets
Flowers: Small, hairy,purple, clustered

 

 

 

Bush Clock Vine
Common Name: Bush Clock Vine
Botanical name: Thunbergia erecta
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Tropical Africa
Height :Up to 5 feet tall
Leaf Type : Opposite arrangementl
Life Cycle: Perennial climbing plant
Flowers: Funnel shaped, purple with yellow centric, best for hedges

 

 

 

Blue perennial phlox
Common Name: Blue phlox, wild blue phlox, wild sweet william
Botanical name: Phlox drummondii
Family: Polemoniaceae
Order: Ericales
Origin / Native : North America
Type/ Lifecycle : Perennial
Height : Up to 16 inches
Flowers: Blue, small, 5 petals, clustered
Height: 12 inches, best for borders, pots

 

 

 

Blue Mealy Cup Sage
Common Name: Blue Mealy Cup Sage
Botanical name: Salvia farinacea Victoria Blu
Family: Lamiaceae
Order: Salvia
Origin / Native : Mexico, United States
Type&Life Cycle : Herbaceous Perennial
Blooming Colors : Blue, purple, white
Flowering Season: Early Summer, Summer, Spring, Fall
Best for: Borders, Pots, Containers

 

 

 

Bougainvillea
Common Name: Bougainvillea, Paper flower
Botanical name: Bougainvillea spectabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Height : Up to 35 feet tall
Genus :Acalypha
Type : Thorny ornamental vines, bonsai, trees
Foliage: Dark green
Best for : Hedges

 

 

 

Brazilian red cloak
Common Name: Brazilian red-cloak
Botanical name: Megaskepasma erythrochlamys
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : South America, Venezuela, Brazil
Height :Up to 12 feet
Type : Ornamental Perennial shrub
Foliage: Ever green, glossy

 

 

 

Butterfly tree
Common Name: Butterfly tree, purple bauhinia,orchid tree
Botanical name: Bauhinia purpurea
Family: Leguminosae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Asia, China
Flowers blooming color :Purple, Red, Magenta, White, yellow, pink
Height : Up to 35 feet tall
Flowers: Magenta pink, 5 petals

 

 

 

Bicolor petunia
Common Name: Bicolor petunia, Ultra Crimson Star Petunia with white strips
Botanical name: Petunia Multiflora
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : South America
Best for :Pots, borders, containers, hanging baskets
Type : Annual
Flowers: Purple & white star flowers

 

 

 

Blue morning glory
Common Name: Blue Star, Blue morning glory, picotee morning glory
Botanical name: Ipomoea nil
Family: Convolvulaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : China, Mexico
Type :Ornamental annual herb, climbing vine
Blooming Time : 5 am - 7 am,early morning
Flowering colors: Blue, white, beige, purple
Foliage: Dark green, glossy

 

 

 

Blue petunia
Common Name: Blue Petunia, Multiflora, garden petunia
Botanical name: Petunia hybrida
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : South America
Flowering Season :Winter, Summer
Type : Annual
Flowers: Large, purple, funnel shaped
Best for: Containers, pots, hanging baskets

 

 

 

Bottle gourd flower
Common Name: Calabash, long melon, bottle gourd, bottle gourd flower
Botanical name: Lagenaria siceraria
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Order: Cucurbitales
Origin / Native : Africa, Asia
Foliage :Dark green, mild haily, large leaf
Type : Annual climbing vine
Flowers: White, 5-petals, smooth hairy
Tamil: Suraikkaai

 

 

 

Worton blue streak
Common Name: Worton blue streak
Botanical name: Dahlia hybrida
Family : Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Height : 4 feet tall, best for borders
Type :Herbaceous perennial plant
Flowers : Light blue, 7 inches wide blooms, showy, colourful
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, Nilgiris, Tamil nadu, India
Used for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Coral treasure rose miniature variety
Common Name: Waling waling orchids
Family: Orchidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Flowers : Pink with dotted pattern, large, showy, clustered spikes
Foliage: Evergreen, healthy, compact
Good for: Hanging baskets, Pots,
Suitable for: Cut flowers
Camera: Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Butterfly pea
Common Name: Butterfly pea, Clitoria ternatea vine
Botanical name: Clitoria ternatea
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Asia
Type :Perennial
Used in : Traditional Ayurvedic medicine
Category: Climbing vine
Tamil : Kannikkodi

 

 

 

Brunfelsia pauciflora
Common Name: Brazil raintree, Yesterday today and tomorrow, morning noon and night
Botanical name: Brunfelsia pauciflora
Family: Solanaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : Tropical America
Type :Shrub and small tree
Light Requirement : Full sun
Flowers: purple & white, 3-inches wide, 5 wavy petals, evergreen foliage

 

 

 

Black eyed pea flower
Common Name: Black eyed pea
Botanical name: Dolichos biflorus
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : Africa, Asia
Hindi : lobia
Tamil: Thatta Payir, karamani
Flowers: Purple, lavender with yellow eyes, Pea shaped
Foliage: Dark green, glossy,1 feet long fruits & seeds used in tamil cuisine

 

 

 

Buffel grass
Common Name: Buffel grass
Botanical name: Cenchrus ciliaris
Family: Poaceae
Order: Poales
Origin / Native : Asia, Africa, Iran
Height :4 to 6 feet
Type : Perennial grass
Flowers: Deep purple
Best for: Ground cover

 

 

 

bougainvillae variegated purple
Common Name: Bougainvillae variegated purple
Botanical name: Bougainvillea
Family:Nyctaginaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : South America, peru
Type :Perennial Herb, Bulb
Height : Up to 10 feet
Light Requirement : Full sun
Best for: Hedges

 

 

 

bindweed
Common Name: Bindweed, morning glory
Botanical name: Convolvulus arvensis
Family: Convolvulaceae
Order: Solanales
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe
Type : Perennial
Tamil : Bhoomi Chakra Poondu
Foliage & Flower : Dark green, hairy stems & leaves, white,purple throat blooms
Category : Climbing vine

 

 

 

blue snakeweed
Common Name: Blue Snakeweed, false verbena
Botanical name: Stachytarpheta cayennensis
Family: Verbenaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Mexico, America
Type:perennial herb
Foliage : Dark green, glossy
Flowers : Blue, tiny, attracks bees & butterflies

 

 

 

Barbra streisand rose
Common Name: Barbra streisand rose
Family : Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Flowers: Medium, purple, 35 petals
Best for : pots, containers
Foliage : Evergreen
Height : Up to 2 feet
Uses: Cut flowers
Fragrance: Mild

 

 

 

Blanc double de coubert rose
Common Name: Blanc double de coubert rose
Botanical name: Rosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert'
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Origin / Native : Asia, Europe, America, Africa
Category : Shrub Rose
Cultivar : Blanc Double de Coubert
Flowers : Small, white, 15 petals

 

 

 

Blue moon rose
Common Name: Blue moon rose
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Flowers: Large, lavender, 7 inches wide
Height : Up to 6 feet
Best for :Edges, pots, containers
Foliage : Dark green
Uses : Cut flowers
Fragrance : Mild

 

 

 

Belinda's dream rose
Common Name:Belinda's dream rose
Family : Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Height: 5 feet
Best for : Edges, borders,pots, containers
Foliage :Evergreen
Flowers : Large, lavender, purple, 5.5 inches wide
Uses: Cut flowers
Category: Hybrid tea rose

 

 

 

Barleria cristata
Common Name: Philippine Violet
Botanical name: Barleria cristata
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : India, China, Southeast Asia
Category : Flowering Shrub
Type : Perennial
Height : Up to 5.5 feet tall
Uses : Medicinal, ornamental plant

 

 

 

Dendrobium kingianum
Common Name: Star phlox ooty botanical garden
Family: Polemoniaceae
Order: Combretaceae
Good for : Borders, garden beds
Flowers : Dark magenta with white, small, clustered,showy, colourful
Light requirement : Sunny
Location: Ooty botanical gardens, nilgiris, tamil nadu, india
Camera: Nikon D40X

 

 

 

Vanda roberts delight red berry
Common Name: Vanda roberts delight red berry
Family: Orchidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Flowers : Purple dotted pattern, large, showy, clustered spikes
Foliage: Evergreen, healthy, compact
Good for: Hanging baskets, Pots,
Suitable for: Cut flowers

 

 

 

Cryptostegia grandiflora
Common Name: Rubber vine
Botanical name: Cryptostegia grandiflora
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Madagascar
Type&Life Cycle : Ornamental perennial vine
Height : Up to 15 m tall
Flowers: Lavender purple, 5 petals, 2 to 3 blooms clustered
Tamil Name: Karutappalai, Garudappaalai

 

 

 

Chaste tree flower
Common Name: Chaste tree flower, five leaved chaste tree
Botanical name: Vitex negundo
Family: Lamiaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Africa, Asia
Light Requirement :Full Sun
Height : Up to 15 feet
Foliage: Greyish green
Uses: Medicinal

 

 

 

China pink
Common Name: China pink
Botanical name: Dianthus chinensis
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : Russia, China, Mongolia
Height :Up to 30 cm
Type : biennial, Evergreen annual shrub
Flowers: puple, white, 4inches, 5 petals, clustered
Foliage: dark green

 

 

 

Cluster beans flower
Common Name: Cluster beans flower, Guar, Guvar bean
Botanical name: Cyamopsis tetragonoloba
Family: Fabaceae
Order: Fabales
Origin / Native : India, Pakistan, Africa
Type :Annual
Height : 3 feet
Flowers: Tiny,puple, 5 petals
Foliage: Evergreen

 

 

 

Commelina clavata
Common Name: Willow Leaved Dayflower
Botanical name: Commelina clavata
Family: Commelinaceae
Order: Commelinales
Origin / Native : China, India, Yunnan
Hindi :Jalpipari
Type : Perennial herb
Foliage: Evergreen, hairy leaf
Flowers : Blue & purple, 2 velvety petals
Grows in : River banks, streams, plains, fields

 

 

 

Creeping blepharis
Common Name: Creeping Blepharis
Botanical name: Blepharis maderaspatensis
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : Africa, Asia
Hindi : Uttagana, Dudhiya choti
Flowering Month : Nov to Feb
Flowers: Tiny, purple, hairy, toothed one petals
Foliage: Deep green, hairy leaf and stems

 

 

 

Crown flower
Common Name: Crown flower
Botanical name: Calotropis gigantea
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : India, Cambodia, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia
Type :Shrub or small tree
Flowers : purple and blue, clusters of waxy flowers, 5 petals
Foliage: Greyish green

 

 

 

Climbing oleander
Common Name: Climbing Oleander, Cream Fruit, Rose Allamanda
Botanical name: Bougainvillea glabra
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Origin / Native : South America, peru
Flowers : Deep pink, orange, wavy leaf
Type : Ornamental vine
Foliage : Green, thorny
Light Requirement : Full sun

 

 

 

Cleome
Common Name: Cleome flowers, spider plant, spider flower
Botanical name: Cleome hasslerana
Family: Cleomaceae
Order: Brassicales
Origin / Native : South America, Brazil, Argentina
Flowering Colors :White, Lavender, Pink
Type : Annual, perennial
Foliage : Evergreen

 

 

 

Cineraria Purple
Common Name: Cineraria Purple, Florist's Cineraria
Botanical name: Pericallis hybrida
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Canary Islands
Type : Perennial, annual
Genus : Pericallis
Height : Up to 1 feet tall
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Catharanthus Roseus
Common Name: Madagascar rosy periwinkle
Botanical name: Catharanthus roseus
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Madagascar, Indian Ocean island
Hindi : Combretaceae
Type : Annual ornamental plant
Flowers : White with purple, 5 petals, clustered, best for borders

 

 

 

Catharanthus Roseus Purple White
Common Name: Catharanthus Roseus Purple White
Botanical name: Catharanthus roseus
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Madagascar, Indian Ocean island
Height : Up to 1.5 feet tall
Type : Annual, perennial plant, small shrub
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, garden beds, edges

 

 

 

Dianthus eastern star
Common Name: Dianthus eastern star
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Order: Caryophyllales
Height: 1.5 feet
Flowers : Dark magenta red with black star in the middle, small, showy, clustered
Origin / Native: Asia, Europe
Good for: Borders, Pots, containers
Genus: Dianthus

 

 

 

Catharanthus Roseus White Purple
Common Name: Catharanthus Roseus White Purple, old-maid
Botanical name: Catharanthus roseus
Family: Apocynaceae
Order: Gentianales
Origin / Native : Madagascar, Indian Ocean island
Type : Ornamental plant, small shrub
Height : 12 inches to 2 feet tall [ 0.60 meter]
Best for : Borders, containers,pots

 

 

 

Buxom beauty rose ooty
Common Name: Buxom beauty rose ooty
Family: Rosaceae
Order: Rosales
Height: 5 feet tall
Flowers : Pinkish purple, large, showy, fragrant
Foliage :Deep green
Uses : Cut flowers, bouquets
Location: Govt. Rose Garden, Ooty, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Light Requirement: Sunny, openn, well drained soil

 

 

 

chrysanthemum pink
Common Name: Chrysanthemum pink
Botanical name: Tanacetum coccineum
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : China, Asia, Northeast Europe
Foliage : Deep green
Type : Perennial
Best for : Borders, containers,pots, garden beds
Tamil : ilam sivappu Samanthipoo

 

 

 

chrysanthemum violet
Common Name: Chrysanthemum violet
Botanical name: Cota tinctoria
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : Asia
Blooming Season : Summer
Type : Perennial
Best for : Borders, containers,pots
Flowers : Small, yellow in color, toothed petals

 

 

 

chinese violet
Common Name: Chinese Violet, Asystasia, Coromandel, Creeping Foxglove
Botanical name: Asystasia gangetica
Family: Acanthaceae
Order: Lamiales
Origin / Native : India, Africa, nigeria
Height : Up to 3 meter tall
Type : Ornamental plant, Perennial herb
Flowers : Small, purple with lemon yellow throat, funnel shaped

 

 

 

Purple prince zinnia
Common Name: Purple prince zinnia
Genus: Zinnia
Family: Asteraceae
Order: Asterales
Origin / Native : North & South America
Light Requirement : Sunny, open
Good For : Borders, Cut flowers, Containers, Garden beds
Flowers : Purple, large, showy, attracts butterflies & bees

 

 

 




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