What is this?

mln2603(z6 PA)May 26, 2014

Could anyone tell me what the purple flower is in this picture?

Thank you!

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esh_ga

Where was the picture taken? And when?

    Bookmark   May 26, 2014 at 7:27PM
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RogerSan

Looks like lavender or mexican sage but that is not a great picture to id from...

    Bookmark   May 26, 2014 at 10:29PM
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Shrubbish(5b)

To me it looks a lot like Caryopteris.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2014 at 10:41PM
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thedecoguy

Lets throw Rosemary in as well.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 12:27AM
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mulberryknob

Russian sage comes to mind.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 12:36AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

And Nepeta too, depending on the scale. We really need a close up, as you can tell. A lot of plants look like that from a distance.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 6:40AM
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shadeyplace(7)

I think nepeta but still too far away to tell. Blooming now?

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 7:09AM
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mln2603(z6 PA)

Thanks for all of the replies. It is a picture I found online and liked the look of the plant and was wondering what it is. I would like to find something that keeps the purple on it and stays small, like 2-3 foot high and wide. I'm in Pennsylvania, Zone 6.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 1:19PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

If you can give us the original source URL we might be able to find more clues.

Since the purple is the flowers no plant will keep it permanently.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 1:26PM
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Dave in NoVA • 7a • Northern VA

You might consider Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus'.

It needs full sun and good drainage. Blooms time is about two weeks maybe.

'Keeps purple on it'. -- Go with plastic flowers. LOL!

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 1:30PM
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calliope(6)

I also was leaning toward one of the salvias.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2014 at 8:02PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

I think you might enjoy Angelonia. Comes in 2 shades of purple, or pink, won't get that big in PA, but blooms all summer.

    Bookmark   May 28, 2014 at 8:59AM
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mln2603(z6 PA)

Thanks again for all of the advice. I think I'm leaning towards just going with lavender to get the look I want.... :)

This post was edited by mln2603 on Fri, May 30, 14 at 9:54

    Bookmark   May 30, 2014 at 9:04AM
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Dave in NoVA • 7a • Northern VA

I'd lean toward Nepeta as well. One of the cat mints.

Look them up.

âÂÂSix Hills Giantâ looks to be a good cultivar.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2014 at 9:44AM
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