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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 […]

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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 […]

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Black Shrubs, Bushes, and Plants

When planning a Victorian black garden, gothic garden, or a regular garden in which you want some darker, more intense looking plants, opt for black plants and shrubs along with black flowers and vegetable plants. Non-flowering plants and shrubs can be a great addition to any black themed garden, or a striking focal point in […]

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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 […]

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Victorian Black Gardens

Back in Victorian and Edwardian periods, black flowers were highly sought after by many gardeners. The interest in “black flowers” is still alive and well today, and a Victorian black garden can be a dramatic addition to any yard or landscape design. While easy enough to grow, some planning is required in order to make […]

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Plants That Attract Butterflies

Bringing beautiful butterflies into your yard or garden is fairly easy when you plant the right types of flowers and shrubs. Butterflies are not only beautiful, they also serve an important role when it comes to pollinating plants. Plants should be chosen with the entire life cycle of the butterfly in mind, as plants are […]

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Phormium Platt’s Black Grass

Phormium Platt’s Black Grass is a perennial member of the Agavaceae plant family that grows to reach a height of about three to four feet tall, as well as being three to four feet in width. This plant is moderate to fast growing, and features long, lance shaped leaves that are a very deep purplish […]

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Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden

With one of the newest and most fashionable garden trends, creating gardens full of lovely black and dark purple flowers, a new guide has come along that will help you getting started making a gothic garden or just adding several accent plants to your existing garden. These dark lovelies are naturally black or dark purple, […]

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