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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...]

Sooty Sweet William

Dianthus barabatus, commonly known as Sooty Sweet William, is an easy to care for biennial plant that is self seeding. A popular choice in cottage gardens, this plant also works well in a gothic garden because of the purplish black foliage and dark maroon or black flowers that bloom in clusters for several weeks during the growing season. The removal of flowers that are done blooming will … [Read More...]

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Black Flowers Perennials

Antique Hydrangea Charcoal Flower

The Antique Hydrangea Charcoal flower comes from the hydrangea shrub. Hydrangea shrubs are an old fashioned favorite that produce massive ball shaped flowers. These flowers may appear to be one large, globe shaped flower, but in reality are clusters of smaller flowers with four petals. The common flower colors in hydrangea shrubs are white, pink, green, and blue. However, the Antique Hydrangea … [Read More...]

Disporum, Night Heron

Night Heron, also known as Disporum cantoniense, is an unusual flower that originates from seeds collected in Sichuan, China. These black flowers are also sometimes referred to as Chinese fairy bells. Night Heron (Disporum) will emerge from the ground in the spring as purplish-black stems that resemble asparagus plants. These stems may reach heights from four to six feet tall. As these stems grow, … [Read More...]

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Garden Design Ideas

Metal Garden Benches

A metal garden bench not only adds a convenient place to sit while in your yard, garden, or patio, but also adds interest and is a perfect additional to the overall outdoor decor. Wrought iron garden benches can withstand years of being out in the weather and is a good investment that will add character […]

New Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for 2014

Now that Spring has finally sprung, it’s time to think about gardening and what plants you’d like to grow this year. If you’re considering trying something new in 2014, Burpee has a large selection of classic and favorite plants, as well as several new offerings of flowers, vegetables, and fruits for 2014. Here we take […]

Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

For those who wish to attract hummingbirds to their yard or garden, there are a variety of different trees, shrubs, vines, and both annual and perennial flowers that can be planted to encourage these tiny winged visitors. Selecting the right types of plants that attract hummingbirds and having various varieties that bloom throughout the growing […]

How to Create a Gothic Garden

When planning how to create a gothic garden, there are some things to keep in mind that will help to create that dark, mysterious, and even magical look you’re seeking. A gothic garden requires a few different elements to really make it work. This includes the plants you choose and how you arrange them, as […]

Planning Out a Fairy Garden

Updated for 2017 Fairy gardens are a cute and decorative way to add a touch of whimsy to any home or garden. They are a fun way to let your imagination and creativity run wild, while creating something beautiful at the same time. A fairy garden can be in a designated area in your yard, […]

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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 […]

Gothic Garden Arbor

If you are planning on creating a gothic garden, or already have one established, there is nothing else that adds quite the same amount of character to the garden as a gothic garden arbor. The arbor will give the outdoor space a touch of historic charm and add to the mysterious feel of the space, […]

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 […]

Wrought Iron Baker’s Racks

A baker’s rack is typically thought of as a handy piece of furniture for use in the kitchen to hold everything from canisters, to cook books, to other items generally found in the kitchen area. However, a baker’s rack can also be used for purposes other than the kitchen. Consider using a heavy duty wrought […]

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