With different colored plants helps to attract attention to a garden or landscape. Typically, plant foliage in shades of green, but many types of plants grow leaves in other colors, including purple. Selection of flowering plants with yellow flowers adds an illusion of a warm, bright feeling, the garden or landscape. Several varieties of plants develop purple leaves and yellow flowers.
Trout lily (Erythronium americanum) is an herbaceous flowering plant that developed from tubers. This native plant is a real eastern Canadian lily, as it belongs to the plant family Liliaceae. Trout lilies derive their name from the mottled appearance of foliage that resembles a brown trout. His fleshy green leaves have numerous spots and splashes of purple. In early spring, trout lilies bloom with a unique yellow flower of three petals and three sepals together. Trout lilies thrive in moist, fertile forests and meadows.
Chameleon Spurge (Euphorbia dulcis ‘Chameleon’) is a perennial flowering plant. This Euphorbiaceae plant family member reaches heights of 1 to 1-1/2 feet with a similar spread. From May to develop small yellow flowers on the chameleon-spurge with showy purple bracts and stems. The elongated leaves of the chameleon spurge are a gloomy shade of purple that changes to burgundy-purple with age. In autumn, the foliage takes on a red hue. Chameleon Spurge enjoys full sun to partial shade and moderate, well-drained soil with dry to moderate moisture.
Albury Purple Tutan
Albury purple tutan (Hypericum androsaemum ‘Albury Purple’) is a shrub endemic to Eurasia. This perennial shrub has a rounded formation that grows 12 to 18 inches annually. Albury purple tutan reaches heights of 1 – ½ to 3 feet with an equal spread. Its foliage has a deep purple color with an oval to oblong. This shrub blooms with clusters of five-petaled yellow flowers from June to August. Albury purple tutan loves sun to partial shade, but does not tolerate full shade well.
Aeonium ‘Schwarzkopf’ (Aeonium manriqueorum) is a perennial succulent plant bushy. A member of the Crassulaceae family of plants grow, they at heights of 2 to 6 meters with a spread of 1 to 2 meters. Aeonium Schwartzkopf bright yellow flowers form in late spring to early summer. Its foliage has a purple tint chocolate. Aeonium Schwartzkopf is tolerant of drought and thrive in full sun and is an ideal container plant.