45 Plants with Blue Flowers, Berries and Foliage
Classic blue is a serene, calming color perfect for our current times. Who these days isn’t looking for some serenity in their lives? While flowers are the most obvious way to add blue to your garden, blue foliage, blue berries and even blue paint can all help create a calming oasis right outside your door. Here are 46 blue plants to consider for your garden.
Annuals with Blue Flowers
If you are looking for constant all summer color, blue annual flowers are your best choice. These selections will show a wide range of options to consider for your garden beds and containers.
True blue flowers and fuzzy, silvery-green foliage and extremely heat-tolerant plants.
Soft blue flowers all summer on cascading, well-branched plants.
This lobelia has flowers that are true, real blue and offers better heat tolerance than older varieties.
Mid-sized plants that love heat, don't mind humidity and will bloom non-stop for months.
The deep blue and purple flowers of this petunia look fancy, but are unfussy.
Abundant, small petunia-like flowers all season on cascading growth, no deadheading necessary.
By the time hard frost comes in fall, this plant will have showered your garden with thousands of blooms.
The most eye-catching part of Superbena Stormburst is the fun striped pattern of violet and white.
Brilliant shade flowers bloom profusely throughout the season.
Blue-lavender flowers that are great as an annual groundcover or edging plant.
Beloved for its unique star-shaped flowers and interesting texture.
Perfectly suited for hanging baskets and combinations with a light grape soda fragrance.
Perennials with Blue Flowers
Blue perennial flowers will grace your garden year after year with their lovely blue blooms.
Star-shaped, periwinkle blue flowers appear atop dark stems with olive green leaves.
Vivid violet-blue flowers appear atop a compact, upright clump of deep blue-green foliage in spring.
Vibrant indigo blue spires produce an excellent floral display.
Clusters of tiny flowers perfect for cutting for fresh and dried bouquets.
Flowers are dense, colorful and fragrant, without flopping.
A long-blooming perennial with indigo-blue flowers that provide an intense splash of color.
Lacy-like, bright sky blue flowers are the perfect addition to a garden in hot, dry areas.
This colorful perennial has deep violet-blue and white bicolor flower spikes that attract pollinators.
Easy to grow plants with cool sky blue flower spikes above grey-green foliage.
In late spring to early summer enjoy a plethora of large, indigo blue flowers.
Shrubs with Blue Flowers
Shrubs are the backbone of most gardens and these blue flowering shrubs will be great additions to you garden.
This compact plant has large, full flowers that bloom non-stop from early summer through frost.
A smaller variety with bluer flowers and a much earlier bloom time.
Add much-needed color to the late summer landscape with these deep-blue flowers.
Distinctive blue flowers for the late summer garden complement many popular perennials.
Enjoy an abundance of dainty flowers that cover the plant every summer.
You'll have a constant supply of fabulous blooms from early summer through frost.
Features dozens of lush, full, mophead flowers that are pink in alkaline soils and a fabulous blue in acidic conditions.
These summer flowers are a delightful addition to mixed borders and perennial gardens.
Cool purple blooms take on a blue tone in the spring sunshine and offer incredible fragrance.
Shrubs with Blue Berries
The most unexpected way to add blue to your garden is the blue berries found on these three shrubs.
Early summer brings hundreds of white flower clusters, which are followed by shiny blue fruit in fall.
This shrub boasts neat foliage, white spring flowers, and the namesake blue fruits in autumn.
An ornamental blueberry with appealing bright gold foliage and white flowers prior to berry production.
Perennials and Shrubs with Blue Foliage
Plants with blue foliage add a subtler splash of color to your garden.
You'll fall in love with the lush color and soft, feathery texture of this upright evergreen.
Attractive blue-green leaves contrast with bright yellow sunburst-like flowers in July and August.
Blue foliage and white flowers work with any home color, even strong orange or red brick.
Globe-like, rosy-purple flowers top attractive blue foliage.
This brightly colored perennial has fuchsia flowers atop a mound of blue foliage.
Enjoy velvety red flowers with near white edge atop a low mound of silvery blue foliage.
This ornamental grass forms an upright column of steel blue foliage with golden seed heads in fall.
A dense mound of blue-green foliage covered with salmon-pink flowers in late summer and early fall.
Use this large blue hosta to add color to your shade garden!
This beautiful blue ruffled hosta with rippled leaves holds its color all season long.