Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll' (Love-in-a-Mist)

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The inflated seed pods make ideal dried flowers, and bouquets of fresh flowers are charming when combined with calendulas and other spring hardy annuals. Nigella is a traditional cottage garden flower and is a good choice for the front of borders or in cut flower gardens, as the inflated seed...
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The inflated seed pods make ideal dried flowers, and bouquets of fresh flowers are charming when combined with calendulas and other spring hardy annuals. Nigella is a traditional cottage garden flower and is a good choice for the front of borders or in cut flower gardens, as the inflated seed pods make ideal dried flowers and bouquets of fresh flowers are charming when combined with calendulas and other spring hardy annuals. Deadhead to extend the bloom period. This plant self-sows. Once shaped, it can tolerate some drought.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
1OZ 5,625 100
1/4LB 22,500 400
1/2LB 45,000 800
1LB 90,000 1,600
5LB 450,000 8,000

Scientific Name: Nigella Damascena 'Miss Jekyll'

Common Name: Love-in-a-Mist

Plant Type: Annual

Family: Nigella

Native Range: Northern Africa, Southern Europe 

Height: 12-24 

Spread: 10-12 "

Zone: 2 to 11 

Exposure: Full Sun

Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late) 

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies 

Resistant: Deer, Drought 

Flower: Showy, Good cut

Flower Color: Deep Blue   

Moisture: Moderate

Water Requirement: Average 

Soil Type:  Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Well-drained 

Uses: Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Coastal Garden, Traditional Garden 

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