12 Beautiful Black and White Flowers

If you are fond of blooms that go beyond their usual colors, then Black and White Flowers will surely tempt you! Find their best types here!

A rare and unique combination of black and white flowers can lift gardens or homes with their dazzling effects. If you want a splash of ruffled magic and grace in your garden, pick your favorite black and white flowers from the given list! While some of the plants have black and white flowers, some carry a dark shade of purple or blue, which makes them appear as black from a distance.

Check out our article on some of the best purple flowers here


Exclusive List of Black and White Flowers

1. Petunia

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Botanical Name: Petunia hybrida

USDA Zones: 9-11

Available in 35 species worldwide, you can find hybrid petunias in any color. Grow ‘Night Skies’ as the flower resemble the shade of the sky at night. It is named after the stunning shade of blue deep purple-blue, which looks black at first glance, adorned in pure white blotches.

2. Nemophila ‘Snowstorm’

Botanical Name: Nemophila Menziesii var. Atomaria ‘Snowstorm’

USDA Zones: 6-10

If you are seeking black and white flowers, then you can end your search with ‘Snowstorm.’ This beautiful flower has pure white petals, which are heavily dotted with small black spots. It flowers from early to mid-summer and prefers partial shade.

3. Asian Pear Flowers

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Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Shinseiki’

USDA Zones: 5-9

Pear tree is a dessert cultivar that also offers a profusion of five-petal white flowers with black tips on the stamens. It grows well in full sun in moist, well-drained, and fertile soil.

4. Anemone De Caen ‘Carmel White’

Botanical Name: Anemone coronaria ‘Carmel White’

USDA Zones: 7-10

These pretty flowers open in early summer. ‘Carmel White’ displays large, single white blossoms with a prominent dark center. Grow this beautiful variety in containers or garden beds, as it enjoys both full sun and partial shade.

5. ‘Pantaloons’ Foxglove

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Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea ‘Pam’s split.’

USDA Zones: 4-9

‘Split-flower’ foxglove features large white flowers with split sides. The petals are flushed with a deep burgundy shade that gives an impression of black. It flowers for many weeks in late spring or early summer and produces plenty of flowers than most foxgloves and does well in partial sun to light shade.

6. Pansy Giant White Black Face

Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis

USDA Zones: 4-9

Pansy Giant White Black Face can light up your garden bed with its gorgeous black and white tone. The oval-shaped white petals show off a black-face. You can make a beautiful border with this unique combination for your garden beds too!

7. ‘Pickwick’ Crocus

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Botanical Name: Crocus ‘Pickwick’

USDA Zones: 3-8

‘Pickwick’ crocus is a 1925 heirloom variety. It blossoms in early April and forms large flowers with a white surface, patterned with delicate purple stripes and yellow stamens. It is considered as a giant spring crocus and is perfect for growing in pots.

8. Oriental Poppy ‘Royal Wedding’

Botanical Name: Papaver orientale ‘Royal Wedding’

USDA Zones: 3-7

‘Royal Wedding’ is a beautiful satiny flower that can draw anyone’s attention with its crepe papery, large, and cup-shaped white blossoms, with dark eye and black blotches at the base. It flowers from late spring to early summer in full sun to light shade.

9. Rhododendron ‘Sappho’

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Botanical Name: Rhododendron ‘Sappho’

USDA Zones: 4-9

The violet buds open in beautiful white flowers, with prominent dark purple, almost black splotches. This unique old hybrid has dark foliage and flowers from May to June. Grow the plant in partial sunlight and avoid deep shade.

10. ‘Big-Bang’ Lily

Botanical Name: Lilium Asiatic

USDA Zones: 4-9

‘Big-Bang’ flaunts six-petaled, outward-facing flower in creamy-white shade, patterned with burgundy, almost black swirls and spots. The stamen has dark bronze anthers. It can grow up to 3-4 feet tall. Check more lily varieties here!

11. Flower of an Hour

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus trionum

USDA Zones: 5-11

This hibiscus variety features creamy white flowers with a dark center and yellow anthers. The plant can reach up to 4-5 feet tall. It can be an outstanding addition for decoration purposes.

12. Orchid Phalaenopsis ‘White Purple Spot’

Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis orchid

USDA Zones: 3-10

‘White Purple Spot’ has white flowers spotted with purple spots and a pink lip on long stems. If you are unable to find a perfect black and white flower, you can go with this variety as it gives you an illusion of white petals flushed in black spots.

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