Plant Guide Astilbe ‘Chocolate Shogun’
'Chocolate Shogun' astilbe features unique dark purple-brown foliage that creates long-lasting color in any partial sun to shade garden.
Plant Guide Colocasia esculenta ‘Tropical Storm’
This striking new Colocasia features dark—almost black—foliage that develops a creamy white center as the season progresses. At about 2½ feet tall and wide, it is also more compact than…
Sponsored Content Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Magic’
Large striking, dusty purple-black foliage contrasts spectacularly with bright-colored plants. Spreads freely in rich, wet soils; more slowly in dry, clay soil. Adds bold color and tropical flair to any…
Plant Guide Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Magic’
Rising to about 36 inches, the elephant ear's deep-purple stalks suspend luxurious leaves of the same color.
Plant Guide Capsicum annuum ‘Black Pearl’
This pepper boasts the most dramatically deep purple-black leaves and fruit imaginable.
Plant Guide Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’
Black rose is a wonderful backdrop plant that can show off many companion plants to maximum advantage.
Plant Guide Dahlia ‘Mystic Illusion’
This new dahlia has gorgeous, bright yellow blooms that pop against its rich, dark purple (nearly black) foliage.
Plant Guide Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'
With its deep purple-black leaves and brilliant summer blooms, 'Bishop of Llandaff' is a fine addition to the sunny bed or border.
Plant Guide Colocasia esculenta ‘Black Beauty’
‘Black Beauty’ is my new favorite elephant’s ear.
Plant Guide Phyllostachys nigra
This clumping bamboo is native to eastern and central China and can reach 15 feet tall and almost as wide.