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Gardening with Black Plants

Gardening with Black with Sensible Gardening. 50 named cultivars for you ro choose from.

Flowers in nature create many wonderful colours, but black is not one of them. Unfortunately the pigments flowers use to create the colour for their petals simply do not produce black plants. Hybridizers have been working on this for years and and have had some pretty good success. The reality still is however, that flowers termed as black are really…

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Very Very Dark Daylilies

Very Dark Daylilies at Sensible Gardening and Living

There seems to be a facination with dark or black flowers. Rose and tulip hybridizers have been after it for years as have daylily hybridizers. There are no true black daylilies but many are extrememly dark none the less and verging on looking black. Dark coloured daylilies often have  a thick substance to their petals which makes the flower look…

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