Search Our Plant Directory
Botanical Name: Nigella damascena
Common Name(s): Love-in-a-mist
Grown as a bedding plant and for cut flowers, which come in white, rose and blue. Sow in spring to summer, directly or in trays, spacing seedlings 200mm apart. Should flower in 13 weeks from seed. Water and feed plants regularly. The dried seed heads are popular for dried arrangements.
Family: – Ranunculaceae
Botanical Pronunciation: ny-JELL-luh dam-ASK-ee-nuh