This black dahlia flower is called Verrone’s Obsidian. It is the blackest daisy form dahlia that we grow.
This exotic dahlia boasts nearly black, windmill-like flowers with sunny yellow centers. The 4-4½” flowers attract pollinators to the garden.
Verrone’s Obsidian is the perfect choice for adding drama and flair to sunny summertime borders, mixed variety bouquets and seasonal flower beds.
It features an exotic orchid-type form and deep red-black petals around vibrant yellow centers. It attracts loads of butterflies and bees to the landscape where they will pollinate the entire area!
How to Care For Dahlias
Black Dahlias are a type of flowering plant that are native to Mexico. They are known for their striking, dark-colored flowers and can be a beautiful addition to any garden. Here are some tips for caring for Black Dahlias:
- Plant Black Dahlias in well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.
- Water the plants regularly, making sure to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
- Black Dahlias do best in full sun, so choose a location with plenty of sunlight for your plants.
- Fertilize the plants every few weeks using a balanced fertilizer to encourage healthy growth and blooming.
- Deadhead the flowers regularly to encourage the plants to produce more flowers.
- Protect the plants from extreme weather conditions, such as strong winds and heavy rain, which can damage the flowers.
- In colder climates, Black Dahlias may need to be dug up and stored indoors over the winter to protect them from frost.
By following these simple care guidelines, you can help your Black Dahlias thrive and enjoy their beautiful, dark-colored flowers all season long.