12 Stunning Burgundy Flowers

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From deep reds to wine-like tones, our curated list of Best Burgundy Flowers will help you pick the perfect ones for your space!

Burgundy flowers bring a rich, deep shade to your garden, making it stand out. In this guide, we’ll share some of the best ones you can easily grow indoors and outdoors!

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Best Burgundy Flowers

1. Burgundy Calla Lily

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Botanical Name: Zantedeschia spp. 

The Burgundy Calla Lily is a stunning variation of the classic Calla Lily. Its deep burgundy or wine-red blooms are a popular choice for cut flowers, and you can use them as accent pieces in arrangements or home decor.

2. Burgundy Dahlia

Botanical Name: Dahlia

With its deep burgundy petals, this dahlia variety is a gardener’s absolute favorite! Dahlias are known for their intricate, showy blooms; this saucer-shaped flower is no exception.

Fun Fact: During the Victorian era, dahlias were a common wedding flower because they symbolize commitment and everlasting union.

3. Burgundy Iceberg Rose

Botanical Name: Rosa ‘Burgundy Iceberg’

If you’re looking for a rose that adds a tint of rich shade to your garden, these burgundy flowers are the right choice for you! They always seem to be in bloom, which is perfect for your outdoor gardens year-round.

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4. Chocolate Cosmos

Botanical Name: Cosmos atrosanguineus

The Chocolate Cosmos is a tuberous-rooted perennial native to Mexico. Its dark burgundy-brown flowers look stunning and emit a delightful vanilla-chocolate-like fragrance, which butterflies find irresistible.

5. Burgundy Red Lily

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Botanical Name: Lilium ‘Burgundy Red’

This stunning variety produces large, deep, burgundy-red flowers that are sure to turn heads! What’s more? It is easy to grow and maintain, too! Just give it full sun to partial shade and some sandy to loam soil, and they’ll flourish.

6. Burgundy Carnation

Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

Choose carnation if you are looking for a burgundy flower for gifting. Make sure it gets plenty of sunlight for more prominent blooms.

Fun Fact: You can change the colors of these carnations yourself! All you have to do is add a few drops of food coloring to the water of your bloom, and the color changes.

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7. Holy Grail Hibiscus

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Holy Grail’

If you need long-lasting flowers, you can also go with the Holy Grail Hibiscus. It has velvety, dark plum-burgundy petals. The blossoms grow from flower buds and cover the plant entirely up to the stems, making the bloom last much longer than most hibiscus plants.

8. Hollyhock ‘Burgundy Towers’

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Botanical Name: Alcea rosea ‘Burgundy Towers’

A tall and dark plant that can add some old-fashioned allure to the garden. Its frilly blooms will paint your garden burgundy from summer to fall.

9. Carolina Allspice

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Botanical Name: Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice is known for its tubular, strap-like flowers in a lovely shade of burgundy. Some varieties also have golden-yellow petal tips. The leaves are aromatic when crushed and are mostly used in potpourris to liven up any space.

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10. Hellebore ‘Burgundy’


Botanical Name: Helleborus x hybridus ‘Burgundy’

You can go with the Burgundy Hellebore if you have a shady garden. It has cup-shaped blooms in burgundy red around a yellow center, adding to its appeal.

Fun Fact: They’re also called Lenten roses because they bloom around Lent.

11. Black Magic Rose

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Botanical Name: Rosa ‘Black Magic’

With velvety petals of a dark purple-burgundy hue and a romantic fragrance, the ‘Black Magic’ rose variety can uplift any space. Plant it in a pot with well-draining holes, place it on a sunny windowsill indoors, and watch it color-ify your place.

12. Merlot Red Scabiosa

Botanical Name: Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Merlot Red’

These flowers have clusters of large wine and burgundy-colored flowers, with white-highlighted centers that complement their hue. Just give them some well-draining soil and full sun, and watch them bloom.

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