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All the luscious coverage of dark walls led us here. If you are afraid of dark paint or paper, consider plants you already know and will love again in black (or blackish). More after the jump.

Anything but garden variety, these are striking and accessible. Plant alone or pair with bright yellows, deep reds or electric greens.

Look for more exotic but equally growable plants with a dark side tomorrow.

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The beauty of this sunflower shot demands to be seen at greater pixels
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Dahlias bloom all summer - deadhead often
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A hybrid hellebore, shade dwelling
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Black iris... for next year
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Who knew hollyhocks could be edgy?
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Pansies hate heat but do well in spring & fall