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so there /are/ black flowers
i found this amusing..



A black hollyhock (Alcea rosea) sports double blooms of deep maroon-black on tall stems. "[Black flowers] seem to rebel against nature and draw us to their nonconformity," says Scottish gardener and exotic plant seller Diane Halligan. "In this respect they are perhaps the rock stars of the plant world."

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chenneoue From: chenneoue Date: September 5th, 2003 11:22 am (UTC) (Link)
There is a tulip called 'queen of night', its practically black...well a deeeeeeeep purple more or less. I tried growing some...I had less then the best of luck.
ebonytigress From: ebonytigress Date: September 5th, 2003 12:07 pm (UTC) (Link)
*laughs* Rock Stah :D
eccentricweepel From: eccentricweepel Date: September 6th, 2003 08:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
There are black roses too...

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