9 Dark Plants for a… “Gothic” Garden
If you are tired of the usual plants intended for your garden and want something different, then this new trend will excite you. You can create wonderful contrasts and add drama to your garden by planting some of the following dark plants.
Darker plants are not a common choice, and one is for sure: your garden will stand out. So, if you like the idea of a… dark Gothic garden, see below what your choices are.
Black Pansies. Pansies, besides being very handsome, do not need extensive care. So it’s the easiest way to incorporate the new trend into your garden. Plant them at the end of winter and at a point that is partly sunny.
Pansies, besides being very beautiful, do not need extensive care
Black tulip. Otherwise called the Queen of the Night and is one of the most famous tulips. Its color ranges from very dark to light purple. Plant it in February to see it bloom in April.
It is also called the Queen of the Night and is one of the most famous tulips.
Black Tree Nigra (Black Nigra Hollycock). This plant will see it grow in farms or along a fence. If the area has a lot of sunshine and well-moistened soil, it can reach up to 2 meters and become particularly impressive.
Black Nigra Hollycock
Black cornflowers. They are beautiful and we meet them and they are usually found on farms. Their intense color is very dramatic and requires a lot of sun. The plus is the fact that butterflies prefer them and you will have them in your garden as well.
Their intense color is particularly dramatic.
Black Calais Lily. A lovely black plant at the base that gradually becomes purple on the leaves. Plant them in a flower pot in the autumn, leave it in the sun and you will see them bloom in early summer.
Mondo Black Grass. This special grass can be an extremely beautiful element in your garden. It can be very tall and is a great choice if you have rocks in your garden – just plant it on their base.
This particular grass could be a very nice element in your garden.
Black sturgeon. A very beautiful plant that usually has pink or purple petals. However, its black version (which actually blushes) allows you to incorporate the dark color into your garden or terrace. You will see it bloom in 70 days.
You will see it bloom in 70 days.
Black Petunia. Black Petunia has the name “Black Velvet” or “Black Velvet”. And the truth is that its leaves are so velvety that it will definitely stand out among the other plants in your garden. Plant in early spring in a sunny spot.
The black petunia velvet leaves will stand out.
Bat Flower. Exactly this its name and you can imagine the reason. Its very special shape that makes it look like a bat is sure to impress anyone in your garden.
It really looks like a bat and it’s impressive.