Black- flowered plants are typically used for Halloween decor, as they provide locations with an aura of magic or mysticism. However, I would like to encourage you to explore the great appealing of flowers dressed in black, they will be amazing drama performers for your garden; be bold and start using black plants in order to create natural and eye- catching borders around your flower beds. Strive to be part of this trend that promises to provide your patio or garden with stunning contrasts; keep on reading and find out what are the most suitable black plants/ flowers for your landscape.
Calla lily “black star”
Add a little bit drama to any of your home’s spaces by having a touch of deep purple black blooms with a gorgeous calla lily “black star” plant. This suggestive flower is surprisingly easy to grow and care; any time between February and June will be the right time to plant black calla lilies. You plant will be blooming eight weeks after planting, and you will be delighted by blossoms for the next couple of months. To my mind, calla lilies are easy to cultivate, plus their arrow- shaped foliage is really eye- catching; this stunning flower is deep black at its base, then fade to a dark purple as its petals fan out, so be bold and start adding black call lilies into your garden bed or containers, your landscape will be full of that sensuous color range you are looking for.
“Queen of night” tulip
We all know in spring when we see pink, or orange tulips blooming; but what about that black variety of tulips? Well, these flowers are also called Single Late tulips, they are unique as well as attractive options for your garden. their deep marron- black blooms on sturdy stems provide an elegant as well as sensational contrast whether in border or arrangements. You will need to make sure you plant your “queen of night” tulip seeds by March or April in a sunny pot, and with a well- drained soil moreover, leave foliage on after flowering until it becomes brown. Strive for a dark drama look and feel in your garden, black tulips are a tall, strong and reliable option for a gorgeous landscape.
Black nigra hollyhocks
Another amazing alternative you can opt for are jet black or nigra hollyhock flowers, since they are tall as well as handsome, they can totally stand tall as Dark Sentinels of your yard. Black hollyhocks are typically 6 feet or more in height, they are slender plants with some types of attractive double or semi- double flowers. In order to properly care for your nigra hollyhocks, it is advisable to plant them in places with good air circulation; deadhead your hollyhocks regularly, this promotes a better flowering and due to the fact that black hollyhocks are tall plants, it is recommended to stake them, especially in windy areas. Other than adding a great accent to your garden or patio, hollyhocks are plants that attract butterflies and bees; the prettiest final touch to a great landscape.
Black velvet petunias
Make from your landscape a more vivid area, plant black velvet petunias in sunny containers and you will surely have a mesmerizing flower with amazing velvety texture standing out amongst the rest of your plants. What I really love about black dark flowers and foliage is that they make great accents in combinations and gardens; black velvet petunias are different from the other type of flowers I have mentioned so far, because they unlike deep purple or red flowers, petunias of this type are truly black due to the fact that they have come from the right recombination of a novel color mutant and multiple regular color genetic backgrounds.
“Black velvet” are perfect to suit premium baskets and containers; the best ideas you can think of to create an outdoor area or floral arrangement are by trying black velvet petunias with white, yellow, orange, red or pink flowers. The best place to plant your gorgeous black velvet petunias will be a sunny location, in well- drained soil and make sure you plant them after the last spring frost.
In order to give your garden an eye- catching twist, plot and add some black pansies; their dark petals offer an unexpected beauty to beds and borders. One of the best characteristics of this flower is that it requires little work, this make them a perfect option to embrace this flower dressed in black trend. Pansies are reliable bloomers; make sure to plant your pansy seeds in late winter, and if you want them to blossom in spring, strive to plant them in a location with full or partial sun; produced on compact little plants, your black pansies will totally be a real novelty item in your landscape.