Every year, the experts at the Pantone Colour Institute analyse data to arrive at a colour of the year and this year it is Ultra Violet. From paper daisies to a garden full of dahlias or the hardy Hardenbergia violacea – purple flowers can flourish in small or large gardens.
This blue-based, shade of purple is a statement colour that brings drama, elegance and charm to gardens. The Pantone Colour Institute describes the colour as complex and contemplative, suggesting the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now.
Here are a few of our favourite Ultra Violet flowers that can be spotted across the Garden