Pansies (violets) are among the few flowers that seem truly black. and I have noticed that I prefer flowers that are ALMOST black, but not quite. This midnight blue is better than black. and with that little "aurora borealis" eye in the middle.
I would much rather have wildflowers in a mason jar than an expensive arrangement from a flower store. Wildflowers make me think of the handfuls of flowers children would pick for their mother. Love the Kerr/Ball mason jar idea for floral arrangements.
Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana) 'Frizzle Sizzle Blue' pansy named for the french word thought, the pansy was said to be a charmed flower, possessing telepathic magic. attending to the plucked bloom, you could hear your lover's thought's