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Table 1 Contents (μmol/g fresh weight) of anthocyanins, flavones and flavonols in different cultivars (nd: not determined)

From: 'Le Rouge et le Noir': A decline in flavone formation correlates with the rare color of black dahlia (Dahlia variabilis hort.) flowers

Cultivar Colour Anthocyanin content Cy % Flavone content Flavonol content
White Alva white - - 30 8
Rubens yellow - - 25 6
Alva’s Supreme yellow - - 96 9
Feuerschein bright red 2 15 68 12
Cheerio red 1 30 8 1
Black Barbara black 21 9 122 17
Arabian Night black 19 59 5 23
Auroras Kiss black 15 65 9 27
Black Jack black 13 78 8 30
Chat Noir black 8 72 3 14
Charles de Gaulle black 10 57 3 6
Karma Choc black 22 75 2 36
Kenora Macop B black 10 65 nd nd
Magic Night black 18 80 22 34
Meteor black 13 53 2 15
Nathal black 8 78 6 16
Negerkopf black 8 47 8 32
Stefanie Hertel black 16 53 nd nd
Tisa black 33 58 1 31