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Coleus 'Palisandra'

Almost certainly the purest and deepest colour in existence. Lush, rich, broad leaves, like velvet, lightly serrated and nearly black in colour. Superb mixed with summer patio container plants  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Tacca chantrieri

In Malaya they call it the Devil's Flower and strange, fascinating stories surround it. Originating, no doubt, from the malevolent way the eyes in the bloom seem to be following your every move! It grows to about 2ft. in height with flowers complete with filaments or…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Indoor Plant
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Pansy 'Black Moon' F1 Hybrid

You may have heard this claim before, but this Pansy truly represents one of the most impressive black flowers in cultivation today. Bushy, compact plants bearing medium sized flowers, so black they shine like velvet. Height: 15-20cm (6-8 in).  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Lisianthius nigrescens

The blackest flower in the world! This rare and completely unique plant is little known outside its native Mexico. Long, tubular, truly black flowers are set against large lanceolate leaves making this rarely- offered exotic an eye-catching and dramatic…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia'

Rhamnus frangula 'Aspleniifolia' is a slow-growing shrub, noted for its striking foliage. Its leaves are slender, and almost fern-like in appearance ? bright green in spring and summer, turning to lovely shades of red, bronze and gold in autumn. Alder Buckthorn bears…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens'

This hardy, clump forming, herbaceous perennial associates beautifully with grasses. Its dainty bell shaped blooms in summer are followed by dark inky-blue berries. Evergreen Lilyturf creates a spectacular feature plant in borders or containers, producing 60%…  More Info




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Morning Glory 'Kniolas Black Night'

An abundance of very attractive purple - black flowers with cerise throats, covering this very vigorous climber. Ideal planted in a sunny situation, up trellis or left to ramble amongst other climbers or shrubs. Climbs to 180-240cm (6-8ft)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Annual

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Physocarpus opulifolius 'Midnight'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Midnight' is revered for its stunning dark purple foliage, which appears almost black. In summer, clumps of light pink flowers are produced, which contrast magnificently with the leaves. This Ninebark is brilliant at adding colour and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Lily 'Black Jewel'

Rare and mysterious, black flowers always generate interest and fascination amongst collectors, as well as amateur growers. 'Black Jewel' is one of the darkest lilies currently available, and is a luxurious and expensive favourite of florists. So why not…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Holly triflora var. kanehirae

Holly triflora var. kanehirae makes an unbeatable, evergreen hedge. Even in cold or costal conditions, the hardy shrub has a dense, branching habit that ensures both privacy and security. Ilex 'Impala' also looks attractive in borders, particularly when its pure white…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Osmanthus delavayi

An elegant evergeen shrub, Osmanthus delavayi produces hundreds of tiny white, sweetly fragrant flowers in spring on gently arching branches, followed by blue-black berries. Awarded an RHS AGM, the Delavay Osmanthus is a robust, slow-growing, low-maintenance shrub which…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Tower'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Tower' has the most wonderfully deep, dark, dense and compact foliage and with its upright habit makes it a great Elder for small gardens. Sambucus is a great specimen plant too as it has the most unusual, flattened…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Eva'

For commanding colour in your garden Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Lace' is ideal, it has deep, dark burgundy leaves which turn a bright, majestic red in autumn. This Elder has delicate pink flower clusters which arrive in early summer providing a real…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Plum 'Black Amber' (Mini Fruit Tree)

Often simply known as 'Williams', the fruits of this superb pear turn yellow as the flesh ripens. Pear 'Williams Bon Chretien' is an early fruiting variety producing large yellow non-gritty fruits with an excellent sweet and juicy flavour.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Heuchera 'Obsidian'

Heuchera 'Obsidian' is a striking Coral Flower that makes a bold statement. The delicate sprays of creamy white flowers contrast the glossy, deep maroon-black foliage. It attracts pollinating insects with its nectar rich flowers and also brings a light and airy feel to…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Perennial

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All Season Long Kale Mix

An exciting mix of 4 British-bred varieties perfect for the UK climate. Low in calories with zero fat, and highin fibre and vitamin C, this winter hardy mix can be used for year-round cropping and a wide range of kitchen use. Harvest Jan-Dec. (60 seeds). Varieties in…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds

  • Longevity: Annual

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Bamboo (Black)

The statuesque, graceful stems of Black Bamboo will create a superb architectural focal point in your garden. It's arching green canes age to a lustrous glossy black by their third year, while the abundant slender leaves remain evergreen.  More Info

  • Sun shade: sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Perennial

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Blackthorn (Hedging)

Prunus spinosa is better known as a Sloe or Blackthorn bush when naturalised in hedgerows. Blackthorn is named for it's small round black berries that are used to make Sloe gin and for the thorns which, along with dense foliage make the plant perfect for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Beds
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Tree

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Thundercloud'

This splendid dark-leaved Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Thundercloud' is a popular Elder and has an RHS Award of Garden Merit. With unusual, fragrant red-pink summer flowers, which are replaced by shiny black elderberries, which the birds love in autumn, and…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Ribes sanguineum 'King Edward Vii'

With cascading racemes of lush pink flowers, Ribes sanguineum King Edward Vii' is a gorgeous spring flowering shrub that is a good choice for borders in medium and large gardens. This Flowering Currant has sweet scented foliage and later in the season black  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Nemophila menziesii 'Pennie Black'

Here is an annual that's "as pretty as a picture". There is an incessant parade of sumptuous 2cm, rich deep purple to black flowers with - the master touch - a scalloped silvery-white edge. It has truly ground hugging habit (not unlike annual alyssum)…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dahlia 'Black Beauty'

Dark velvety blooms appear black until the sun settles on them, revealing a deep maroon shimmer. Height 35cm (14in).  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mauve
  • Longevity: Annual

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Dianthus chinensis heddewigii 'Black And White Minstrels'

Showy plants for bedding, border, rockery and containers producing an abundance of quite unique, showy black and white flowers throughout summer. The dainty, fully double blooms are heavily laced, over an inch in diameter and sweetly scented. They make…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Annual

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Venidium fastuosum 'Jaffa Ice'

A dazzling blend of orange and white, I0cm (4in) blooms, like miniature sunflowers, all with a purple to black centre. An excellent border filler and container plant, easy to grow, with deeply lobed silver-green foliage. Flowers summer. Height: 60cm (24in)  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun


  • Longevity: Annual

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Holly crenata 'Convexa'

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Gladiolus Collection

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with stripes, speckles - the possibilities seem endless. So easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you can enjoy the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Corm

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Large Patio Pot

This durable planter has punchable holes in the base making it ideal for a wide range of uses, and is embellished with an embossed trellis effect. Perfect for your patio displays and ideal for all bedding plants. Height: 30cm (12). Diameter: 39cm (15).  More Info




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Tamarix tetrandra

Originally from the Netherlands, Tamarix tetandra is a medium sized deciduous shrub or small tree with little green leaves, rather like needles. One of the most appealing aspects of this delightful shrub is its versatility. It will easily resist the worst of the British…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Weigela florida 'Alexandra'

If you are looking for a dark leaved shrub then Weigela florida 'Alexandra' is a superb choice. Weigela was brought to Britain from the Far East in the mid 19th Century and since then many different varieties have been developed. Weigela florida 'Alexandra' is a mid…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Pennisetum viridescens

Enjoying a full sun position the elegant and attractive Pennisetum viridescens has evergreen leaves which arch gracefully back to allow tall stems of flower heads to push upwards. Beautiful feathery plumes are atop each stem, and each is flushed with a black  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Fatsia japonica

Fatsia is an excellent, instant impact, architectural shrub for mixed borders or tropical gardens. The evergreen plants are glorious, with 45cm (18) wide, palmate foliage, which is glossy and weatherproof. Fatsia japonica is robust, hardy and fast-growing,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Cream
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Rudbeckia occidentalis 'Green Wizard'

A very curious and extraordinary plant for the back of borders. Bright green sepals, where most plants have petals and a central, almost black cone. An unusual fresh cut flower, long lasting in water, or use in dried arrangements. Easy to grow,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Green
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Kiwi 'Solissimo'

Like all Kiwi's, this is a vigorous climber that will require a large, sunny wall to grow against. In return, Kiwi 'Solissimo' will reward you with plenty of small, round Kiwi fruits that can be harvested late in the year, after the first frosts. The flavour is…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness'

The hardy Aquilegia vulgaris 'William Guinness' is an eye-catching Columbine which looks great in borders; cottage gardens and even along shady woodland edges. The spring flowers have black-purple petals and white centres, making it stand out from the crowd. Aquilegias,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty'

Sambucus nigra porphyrophylla 'Black Beauty' has the most beautiful, delicate pink flowers which contrast well with the deep, dark and dense foliage; making this hardy shrub a really decorative specimen plant. With sweet, lemon-scented blooms which are…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Shrub

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Hollyhock 'Nigra'

Unusual, dramatic and striking are words that will spring to mind when Hollyhock 'Nigra' flowers in June and July. Its blooms grow on vertical stems and are notable for their dark maroon colour, which appears almost black against the hardy perennial's green…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Black
  • Longevity: Perennial

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