10 Best Black Petunia Varieties

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Black Petunias bring beauty with their deep, dark petals. From the world's only 'Black Velvet' to the contrasting 'Pinstripe' and the standout 'Crazytunia Black Mamba,' these flowers are perfect if you love dark flowers.

Black Petunia Varieties are perfect for people who like a little mysterious appeal in their gardens and homes!

If you want to create a sense of drama, then grow these Black Petunia flowers! These flowers defy the typical pastel shades often associated with petunias with a rich, ebony hue that makes for a striking contrast in your garden or home.

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Black Petunia Meaning

You know black petunias are for mystery and intrigue, which shows in their appearance. But do you know their significance is deeper towards resilience and strength too?

That’s not all. These flowers show elegance and sophistication. Their deep, shiny petals are for luxury and exclusivity. And even though they look delicate, they can handle tough weather and grow in both sunlight and shade. They showcase how to stay strong when facing challenges and never giving up.

Best Black Petunia Varieties

It’s worth noting that “black” petunias are often not pure black but a very deep purple or maroon that appears black, especially in low light.

1. Black Velvet Petunia

Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Black Velvet’

This one has the crown of the world’s ONLY black petunia. Unlike other varieties where the black might have undertones of purple or blue, this one is deeply black.

2. Petunia Pinstripe

Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Pinstripe’

Pinstripe features black petals with a contrasting, creamy-yellow stripe running through the center of each, giving it the name. The pink stripe takes its beauty to a whole other level.

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3. Crazytunia Black Mamba


Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Crazytunia Black Mamba’

This one has flowers that are almost jet-black in color. The depth of its shade makes it a standout in any floral arrangement! Enchanting, isn’t it?

4. Petunia Phantom

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Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Phantom’

This one has a vivid yellow star pattern on the flowers, adding a contrast to the black-purple petals. If you look closely, you’ll notice the thin pink edges of the petals.

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5. Petunia Black Cat


Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Black Cat’

This one is also one of the darkest black petunias you can grow. If you were looking for a tabletop star – this is it because it stays compact!

6. Back to Black Petunia

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Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Back to Black’

The ‘Back to Black’ petunias has an exceptionally deep – almost velvety black appearance. Trust us; you’ll want to reach out and just feel it!

7. Black Magic Petunia


Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Black Magic’

This Petunia variety flaunts large flowers in a deep charcoal-black color. The shade is almost like coal with hints of purple.

8. Petunia Ray Black

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Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Ray Black’

The ‘Black Ray’ petunias have a unique blend of black and dark purple undertones. Their petals shine in the light with a deep violet tone.

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9. Black Mamba

Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Black Mamba’

Here’s another one that glimmers in the sunlight. It is pure dark and gives off a copper sheen in bright light.

10. Petunia Black Cherry

Petunia Black Cherry Flower

Botanical Name: Petunia x hybrida ‘Black Cherry’

The ‘Black Cherry’ is a hybrid with dark velvety petals. These have black shades in the middle that turn into a cherry-burgundy hue as you move towards the edge.

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