Love in a Mist African Bride Seeds
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- HEIGHT24" when full grown
- SPACING2" between seeds, thin to 9" between plants
- LIGHTFull sun or part shade
- ZONEAnnual zones 2-11
- INCLUDES50 seeds
- Botanical NameNigella damascena
- Common Name NameRagged lady
Love in a Mist African Bride is a true black and white flower, a rarity! The color and shape is striking in a modern garden.
- DEER Deer resistant
- KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
- DIFFICULTY Super easy to grow
- CLIMATE Heat loving
- WATER Drought tolerant
- INDOOR+POTS Grows well in containers outside
How to Plant
Tuck seeds 1/8" deep, 2" apart. Water gently and regularly as seedlings emerge over the next 2 wks. Once babies are 2” tall, pluck so there's just one per 12"
Where to Plant
Find a place that gets a decent amount of sun, and space seeds 2" apart, thinning plants to about 9" apart.
When to Plant
Plant outside after your average last frost in the Spring.
When to Expect Blooms
Sweet, sweet Summertime.
Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick the flowers regularly (Bring the flowers in! Make bouquets! Have fun!) to encourage more blooms. And ask us any questions along the way.
Nigella leaves and petals are edible with a watercress flavor, and the seeds are widely used as a spice.