The most popular purple flowering bushes include lilacs, rhododendra and butterfly bushes. Purple flowering shrubs and bushes exist in all shapes, sizes and shades of purple to suit any landscape.
The Verweig weigela offers variegated foliage and purple blooms from April to June. The Minuet weigela, a dwarf variety, provides green and purple foliage and lilac-colored blooms. Stately beautyberry shrubs grow from 6 to 10 feet tall, with bronze foliage, and provide purple blooms in the summer and purple berry clusters in the fall. The Violet Satin rose of Sharon is an ornamental shrub with large, boldly colored summer blooms.