Black "Goth" Succulents Are Exactly What Your Home's Missing This Halloween

Here's how to get your hands on the latest Instagram trend.

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Halloween and succulents are two of our favorite things. When combined, well, it's spooktacular. Black succulents (or as some call them "goth"), coming in a variety of shapes, sizes, and eerie hues, are taking over Instagram as the (un)official décor of the season. Because nothing says "Happy Halloween" like a planter full of spooky, jet black plants. Mums, you've been replaced.

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Echeveria Black Prince

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Meet the king — dare we say, prince — of succulents. Depending on the variety, this evergreen plant sometimes looks black in the right light (or very, very, very dark purple). Because of it's unique shade, it's considered the most royal succulent out there. Hear that, Meghan and Kate?!

: For darker leaves, place this plant in direct sunlight.

Aeonium Arboreum Zwartkop

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Peak spooky right here. Considered to be a "black rose," the leaves are a dramatic burgandy-black color that standout in planters, window boxes, and more. They're so shiny and dark, they almost look fake.

: Keep 'em healthy all season long by placing them in well-drained soil in direct sunlight.

Sinocrassula Yunnanensis

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Take a look at these beauties! While these small perennials only grow up to 4 inches in height, the real magic lies in their dense, fluffy rosettes.

: Whatever you do, don't overwater this plant. Water once a week to prevent the root from rotting.

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