10 unusually beautiful 'gothic' flowers that you need in your garden

April 21st, 2021

There is always a flower fit for any occasion.

That is why a single flower or a bouquet can be a wonderful gift for anyone.

From confessing your love to expressing your sympathy – flowers can perfectly convey the message that you want to send.

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Aside from that, flowers can also make any place beautiful. It can turn a boring office into a sophisticated one. It can also brighten up your home and can bring life to any garden.

Most of the time, we look for the most colorful and the most vibrant types of flowers. Daisies, carnations, peonies, tulips, and roses are just a few of the many flowers that will capture your attention.

But did you know that there are also black flowers that are as equally stunning and beautiful?

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The first thought that you might have upon seeing a black flower is Goth, but that is not the only reason to fall in love with these unique flowers.

Did you know that mixing a dark flower with contrasting colors will create something very sophisticated, unique, and beautiful?

If you are not convinced yet, take a look at these ten stunning black flowers that will make you want to get them.

Queen of the Night Tulip

Considered to be the blackest tulip to ever been bred, the Queen of the Night can look like a dark shade of maroon or mahogany blossom.

It blooms in late spring and is a member of the Single Late Tulips. It works best in full sun and rich soil. It’s also easy to grow, and the flower would work well with bright colors such as yellow in any floral arrangement.

Purple Calla Lily

From the word “calla,” these dark-colored flowers stand out because of their beauty. The almost black deep purple flower is native to South Africa and is very easy to grow.

You can even grow them in pots and would be perfect for your room accents or even in flower arrangements. This elegant flower grows beautifully in full sunlight and moist soil.


All of its parts can cause discomfort if ingested.

Helleborus (Midnight Ruffles)

It can stand out from other Hellebore species that are either pink or white; this Helleborus breed is known as the Midnight Ruffles.

It blooms in early to mid-spring and can perform well in partial to fully-shade gardens.

It looks harmless and very stunning but be very careful since it’s very poisonous.

Tacca Chantrieri (Black Bat Flowers)

It’s a member of the orchid family; the black bat flower can grow up to 36 inches and have bright green leaves.

It is an endangered plant; the black bat flower is one of the most fascinating plants because of its unique flower.

Its flower, as the name suggests, consists of two large and dark brackets as well as long filaments, resembling a bat.

This stunning flower plant won’t work well in greenhouses and would prefer open gardens.

Black Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana pansy)

This beautiful flower has a deep purple and velvety shade that makes it exotic. It is a biennial or a short-lived perennial plant that loves full sun to a partial shade.

It’s very versatile and easy to grow, but watch out for pests like slugs and snails.

Black Dahlia

This beautiful dark flower may look very black but it is in fact, a dark shade of red. It looks mysterious but beautiful.

In the Victorian time, this flower represents an everlasting bond. It became popular again because of the movie “Black Dahlia” that was released in 2006.

The movie was about the murder of actress Elizabeth Short.

Black Petunia

Did you know that it was just last 2010 when this beautiful Black Petunia was created?

The Petunia Black Velvet holds the title of the blackest flower in the world.

It’s velvety and stunning!

Black Fritillaria Purple Dynamite

It’s also known as the Persian lily. This beautiful Persica strain is unique and gorgeous.

It has a very deep shade of purple and is very shiny. In some angles and light, the Black Fritillaria looks completely black.

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Black Rose Baccara

This rose is stunning and beautiful. It would look perfect on any bouquet and would even stand out in your garden.

It also has a very soothing fragrance that adds to its qualities.

The Black Baccara Rose appears darker in color in cold weather.

Black Hollyhock ( Black Magic)

It’s another flower that may look black but is actually a deep shade of purple.

These stunning dark flowers bloom throughout summer and are considered one of the rarest flowers.

It also symbolizes nobility.

These unique flowers may not be a common choice when you are looking for garden flowers, bouquets, or even indoor plants, but if you take a look at them and if you see their potential; you would appreciate how gorgeous they are.

Try to include them in your flower arrangements and see how Instagram-worthy your work would be.

Watch this video to learn more about these flowers.

Which of these black flowers do you like the most? If you already have one, don’t forget to share it with us.

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