Featured Black Flowers

Black Nigra Hollyhock (Alcea rosea): Perfect Bloom for a Gothic Garden

Do you want to create a garden which will stand out from the rest but definitely not the conventional type you see in most homes? If you are looking for excitement in your garden then a gothic theme might do perfectly well for you. This is not your usual ever-blooming garden of happiness. A gothic garden offers something more interesting and even with some tinge of strangeness yet full of … [Read More...]

Black Dahlia Flowers

Although truly black flowers do not actually exist in nature, there are some that are so dark that they appear to be black in color. Take for instance, the Black Dahlia. When someone refers to a flower as a Black Dahlia, there is a good chance that are actually speaking of the dark red or deep burgundy dahlias such as the Dahlia Black Beauty or the Dahlia Burgundy Black varieties. Even darker than … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Sempervivum ‘Crimson Velvet’ Hen and Chicks

Sempervivum 'Crimson Velvet' (Hen and Chicks) is a type of hardy cactus/succulent that originated in the United Kingdom. It features dark red leaves that are covered in a fine layer of "fuzz" that resembles down or velvet, giving it the name of Crimson Velvet. The leaves grow in such a way that they form tiny mounds, which is why the plant is sometimes referred to as Hen and Chicks when there is … [Read More...]

Voodoo Sedum Perennial Ground Cover

If you are looking for a colorful plant selection for areas in the garden that are difficult for other plants to grow in, Voodoo Sedum (Sedum Spurium Voodoo) is a great choice. Also known as Stonecrop Sedum, this is a variety of succulent that provides colorful ground cover and thrives in areas with poor, dry, or rocky soil conditions. It is a very hardy plant that tolerates heat, cold weather, … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

New Black Plants for 2015

Black flowers and plants are a gardener’s dream, especially to those growing a gothic garden or a Victorian black garden. While no flower is truly black in color, some varieties come so close with their deep, rich shades of burgundies, reds, and purple hues that they appear black. Here we take a look at some […]

Enjoy Moonlight Gardens at Night

When most people think of their outdoor garden, they likely think of sunny days and enjoying their yard in the daytime hours. While experiencing your garden in the daylight is wonderful, there is no need to limit your enjoyment of your yard and garden area to the daylight hours. What if there was a way […]

Plants for a Fairy Garden

A fairy garden can be a fun and whimsical addition to your yard. These gardens can be done as an actual specified location within your existing garden, as the entire garden, or even in a small container planting. When creating a fairy garden, remember to incorporate both flowers and herbs in the garden, and to […]

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Gothic Garden Decor

Gothic Gardens and Black Flowers

One of the biggest trends in gardening is the development of dark hued flowers, even black flowers, although many of the so called black flowers are actually dark purples, and dark reds.  Whether you are looking to completely fill a garden with these dark lovelies, or just want to add some depth to a garden […]

Create a Fairy Village in Your Garden and Experience Whimsy and Magic

A garden is a good home improvement which can add curb appeal and increase property value. If you want to create something unique then you might want to consider following a garden theme. One interesting way to add excitement to your garden is to choose a fairy theme. Create a fairy village in a gothic […]

Create a Gothic Garden Theme with Gothic Dragon Gargoyles

Are you planning to create a gothic garden and provide excitement to your outdoor space? A beautiful garden often provides a good place for relaxation especially during summer when the weather is perfect for outdoor activities. Share your beautiful and attractive garden with friends and family. This can also add attraction to your home as […]

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