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Aeonium arboreum Zwartkop - Black Rose Aeonium

The rich almost black-purple leaves of Aeonium arboreum Zwartkop will make a strong visual statement. When the brilliant yellow flowers bloom they are a visual magnet. The plants grow to about 24-32" Aeonium arboreum Zwartkop plants look striking as a silhouette against a pale wall or fence or mixed with gray plants. Aeonium arboreum is hardy into the mid twenties. Darkest colors are evident when plants are get plenty of sun, though plants do best with a little sun protection in inland gardens.

Aeonium Zwartkop, Black Rose Aeonium

Near black foliage of Aeonium Zwartkop the Black Rose Aeonium. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.