“Stylishly Bold: Enhance Your Garden with 50 Dazzling Black Flowers and Plants”

“Exploring the Fascinating World of Night Tulips”


Botanical Name: Tulipa ‘Queen of Night’

Tulip is a beautiful and dramatic flower that appears in deep maroon in spring. This variety can be mixed with white or pink tulips or other bright-colored flowers to create an astonishing view.

2. Sophisticated Blackberry Petunia



Botanical Name: Petunia grandiflora ‘Sophistica Blackberry’
Varieties such as ‘Black Velvet Petunia’ or ‘Black Cat Petunia’ may appear almost black, but upon closer inspection, their seeds may be complicated and extensive. ‘Sophistica Blackberry’ is an easier option with deep reddish-burgundy or burgundy-purple.
3. Onyx Odyssey Helichrysums


Botanical Name: Helleborus ‘Onyx Odyssey’

Dark burgundy or nearly black hellebores are highly prized for their color. This lovely perennial can easily be grown in containers in partial to full sun. Good air circulation and proper soil moisture are important for the plant’s health and to keep the soil moist.

Before the Storm Iris.


The botanical name for this plant is called ‘Before the Storm’. Irises are widely used in gardens and are available in almost every color, including chocolate and the variety called ‘Before the Storm’ offers perfect black color. Additionally, number 5 on the list is the Diabolonoir, a popular black-colored iris.


The botanical name for this plant is Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diablo’ syn. ‘Monlo’. It is a versatile and appealing shrub with foliage that allows for both a burgundy and deep burgundy-black appearance. It thrives in a wide range of soil conditions and grows best in USDA Zones 2-7. Another plant to consider is the Black Baccharis Rose.


The botanical name of this beautiful tea rose is Rosa ‘Black Baccara’. Its bold color and upright habit make it a stunning addition to any garden. The dark color and fragrant blooms of this rose create an amazing display in the garden. Here are some tips on how to win and care for this unique variety of tea rose.


The botanical name for this variety of flower is Weigela florida. It is also commonly known as ‘Wine and Roses’ or ‘Alexandra’. The flower displays a beautiful combination of flowers in pink tones, making it a very attractive shrub for deep burgundy foliage. Another popular variety is the Black Beauty Elderberry.


Botanical Name: Sambucus nigra ‘Black Beauty’
One exceptional choice within our black flowers and plants list is Sambucus nigra ‘Gerda,’ valued for its purplish-black foliage, pink flowers, and juicy edible fruits. Another popular option is the Zantedeschia Black Star.


Botanical Name: Zantedeschia ‘Black Star’
The ‘Black Star’ is one of the most striking flowers, with deep purple petals that almost appear black. It is particularly eye-catching when paired with light green foliage speckled with red tips.
10. Black mondo grass.


Name of Plant: Ophiopogon planiscapus
This is an alternative for warm climates in rock gardens, borders, or pots. The ‘black mondo grass’ grows about 12-16 inches tall and can spread up to 6-12 inches wide.
11. Comparison to Aeonium.


Botanical Name: Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’
This tall succulent has rosettes of dark reddish-brown or burgundy leaves and yellow flowers that appear from summer through fall. It is adaptable to warm climates and suited to garden beds and allow flowers that appear from summer through fall. It is well-suited to a range of climates.
12. Arabian Night Dahlia


Botanical Name: Dahlia ‘Arabian Night’
Dahlias are among the most beautiful cut flowers. The ‘Arabian Night’ has a deep purple-red flower that looks almost black in shade.
13. Cool and Dark Magic of the Arabian Night Dahlia.


The botanical name for the astounding plant referred to as “Black Magic” is Colocasia esculenta. This plant can be easily recognized by its dramatic appearance and dark purple-black glossy leaves. It also has stunning black dusty surfaces on its stem, contributing to its striking beauty. Additionally, it belongs to the category of Black Prince Colocasia plants.


Botanical Name: Solenostemon ‘Black Prince’
This unique plant features an unusual black foliage and small flowers. It can thrive as either a perennial in warm subtropical or tropical regions or as an annual in a temperate climate.
Additionally, it is known as the Silver Laced Primrose.


Botanical Name: Primula ‘Silver Lace Black’
This plant boasts flowers of black-brown color with scaled silver edges and a golden center. Its blooms are fragrant and appear in springtime. Another interesting feature is its black coral bells.


Botanical Name: Heuchera ‘Obsidian’

This particular plant, also known as ‘Obsidian Coral Bells,’ stands out as one of the most beautiful black-colored plants in our list that you can grow in borders, flowerbeds or in containers!

17. Best Flower


Name of plant: Tacca chantrieri
This is a unique, rare, and exotic flower that imitates a bat in flight. The plant requires moist soil and tropical weather conditions to thrive.
18. Dark Magic Mangave


Plant enthusiasts refer to this succulent as the ‘Black Magic’ plant, due to its almost entirely black leaves when grown in full sunlight. It presents a striking appearance when coupled with other light-colored plants. Another name for this botanical wonder is the Dark Reiter Geranium.


Botanical Name: Gemini Prentice ‘Dark Rider’
The plum-black leaves of this genus look almost black from a distance. Come summer, and the plant grows, and the plant grows bright lilac blooms!
20. Red Robin Basil


Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’
The dark red leaves of this plant give a black impression of its foliage. It is a great plant to add color to the salad!
21. Sweet Black Satin


Plant Name: Petunia hybrida ‘Sweetunia Black Satin’

This deep black, trumpet-shaped flower is perfect for planting on a wall or in a tall container to show off its elegant green foliage. It also works well as a dramatic centerpiece in hanging baskets! Additionally, the Blackie Sweet Potato Vine pairs perfectly with this petunia for a bold and striking display.

22. Sweet Potato Vine with Blackie Sweetunia Flowers


Name of plant: Ipomoea batatas ‘Blackie’
The deep purple leaves of this plant look almost black. The trailing growth habit of the plant also makes it great for baskets!
23. Black Prince Echeveria.


Name of Plant: Echeveria ‘Black Prince’
This particular succulent features a rosette of black leaves. For the best color, make sure it gets plenty of direct sunlight.
24. Ancient Sunrise Begonia.


Botanical name: Begonia ‘Enchanted Sunrise’. This plant has dark-hued, chocolate-colored leaves with lime-green veins and is adorned with small, golden-yellow flowers. It can also be a great houseplant if you provide it with the right sunlight exposure. Another option would be the Pansy Black Beauty.


Name of Plant: Pansey ‘Black Beauty’

This stunning flower, originating from the viola genus, displays a striking contrast of black petals with a pretty yellow center.

Cat Noir Dahlia


Plant Name: Dahlias ‘Cat Noir’
This dahlia variety has a deep dark color that almost appears black due to its burgundy petals. The flower grows up to 6-8 inches and consists of black and red velvet petals.
27. Ode to Calla Lilies.


Easy to grow bulbs
Botanical Name: Calla Lily ‘Odessa’ (Zantedeschia)
These trumpet-shaped black flowers look elegant with contrasting green leaves. Another hybrid variety, ‘Black Forest,’ looks spectacular with funnel-shaped deep violet blooms.
28. Green Wizard Coneflower


Children’s botanical name: Rudbeckia occidentalis ‘Green Wizard’

This unique-looking flower is also known as the Western Coneflower and features almost black-colored petals. It is a perennial-brown flower that produces beautiful purple-brown centers, making it a stunning addition to any garden. The New York Night Horticultural Society highly recommends this plant for its unique appearance and ability to add color and depth to any landscape.


Botanical Name: Heleborus ‘New York Night’
These unique, purplish-black flowers have a creamy yellow center, and the blooms consist of five large petals up to 3-4 inches across.
30. Dark Dimension Hellebore.


New Arrival: Dark Dimension Black Hyacinth

The Dark Dimension Black Hyacinth is a bunch of fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers that appear in a tabletop shape on short stems. They are clusters of fragrant trumphets in shades of deep black that bloom on short stems. Another popular variety is the award-winning ‘Midnight Mystic’, which has jet-black flowers.

31. Chocolate Cosmos


Botanical Name: Cosmos atrosanguineus
This particular annual flower has dark red petals that resemble black elements. The dark maroon or chocolate brown petals almost look black to darken the red color.
32. Blackout.


Botanical Name: Viola cornuta ‘Blackout’
The plant known as ‘Blackout’ is a perennial herbaceous species that blooms black flowers. It can withstand sun and offers from true black blooms with a purple center and yellow eye over green leaves.
33. Dark Beauty Violet


The botanical name for this plant is Nemophila menziesii ‘Penny Black’. It is a low-growing annual that spreads as a pretty plant with deep purple petals that appear nearly black in color.


Botanical Name: Aglaia vulgaris var. stellata ‘Black Barlow’

Also known as Granny’s Bonnet, ‘Black Barlow’ is a short-living black perennial flower; it offers double blooms in deep plum to almost black color and resembles spikey pom-poms.


The botanical name for this particular plant is “Canna Lily ‘Tropicanna Black'”. Its tropical-looking blooms are a gorgeous shade of rich scarlet that gradually fades to orange. This plant is famous for its dark, brooding, almost black foliage, which contrasts beautifully with the bright blooms. The plant can grow up to 36 inches tall and is suitable for a variety of settings, including shady corners, borders, and even chocolate-themed gardens. The plant is adaptable to different soil types and can thrive in mid-summer heat.


Botanical Name: Ajuga reptans ‘Black Scallop’

This perennial plant, also called Carpet Bugle, is known for its glossy black-leaved stems that look great throughout the entire year. The plant also offers highly fragrant violet blooms.

Hillside Black Beauty is an exceptional variety of Ajuga reptans, with nearly black-colored foliage and rich blue flowers that bloom in late spring. It’s a low-growing, easy-care groundcover that thrives in partial shade to full sun.


Botanical Name: Cimicifuga racemosa ‘Hillside Beauty’

This particular perennial plant is also referred to as Black Snakeroot; the leaves are extremely dark and bronze that appears black. During late summer, the plant offers mauve-pink bottlebrush blooms.

In addition, it is also known as Black Knight Pepperoni.


The botanical name for the Black Knight pepperomia is a great piece of information to have if you love this dark and moody plant. Ensure that your knowledge of this plant goes beyond its appearance by learning its scientific name – Black Rex Begonia. This will deepen your appreciation for its unique beauty.


Client name: Begonia Rex
Rex begonias come in a variety of shades, and you can find many in deep purple or black hues. If you want the darkest of them all, grow “Black Mamba.”
40. Darth Vader


Plant Name: Billbergia x ‘Darth Vader’
This plant is a slow-grower and initially reminds you of the menacing character from Star Wars. It thrives best in bright light conditions and is a great addition to any indoor plant collection.


Scientifically known as Geogenanthus ciliatus, this plant species is truly unique when it comes to the shade of black on its bright green leaves. It has the ability to be a great conversation starter plant. The 42nd plant in our series is the Black Pearl Pepper.


Title: Classic Plant Name – Black Pearl

Plants are always fascinating, hot, and red, but this one stands out. Thanks to its deep purple foliage that almost looks black, the Black Pearl is an amazing botanical name you wouldn’t want to miss.

43. Dark Magic Hollyhock


Botanical Name: Cymbidium tracyanum ‘Black Orchid’

Add a touch of mystery to your garden with tall stalks of striking dark-purple, almost black flowers of the Cymbidium tracyanum ‘Black Orchid.’ Want to create a dramatic contrast in your garden with a captivating splash of deep burgundy or pink blooms? The Black Diamond Crepe Myrtle is perfect for adding depth and vibrancy to your garden bed or landscape. Elevate your garden with delicate pink flowers, elegant blackish-red berries, and lacy green foliage by adding Black Lace Elderberry to your garden collection. Attract butterflies and make a striking focal point in your garden with gorgeous dark-red blooms of Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Black Knight.’


Name of Plant: Dracula vampira
The Black Orchid is a stunning dark orchid with velvety black petals and a unique, intriguing appearance that leaves everyone staring.
48. Black Sweet Pea


Botanical Name: Latheyrus odoratus ‘Black Knight’

With delicate, fragrant flowers in a deep, captivating shade of black, the Black Sweet Pea is perfect for adding an elegant touch to any garden.

Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus ‘Black Ball’

The Black Bachelor’s Button is an enchanting flower with a unique button-like appearance and deep black blossoms on a continuous blooming feature.

Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus ‘Black Gem’

Beautiful and bold, this Cornflower variety boasts rich black petals with contrasting white centers, creating a captivating contrast in any floral arrangement or garden bed.

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