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Nigella damascena 'Deep Blue'(Love-in-a-mist) has blue flowers and the plumpest, prettiest green and crimson seed heads.
Nigellas are the classic cottage garden annual which makes fabulous cut flowers AND filler foliage.
|Variety||damascena 'Deep Blue' (Love-in-a-mist)||Type:||Hardy annual|
|Sowing:||Sow March/April and/ late August/September in situ||Site:||Fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.||Height:||45-60cm (18-24in)||Spacing:||Plant 30cm apart.||Hardiness:||Hardy||Care tips:||Keep picking but leave a few flowers to form seed pods for mixing with later flowers.||Flowers:||❀ July - September, 10-12 weeks from Spring sowing||For the vase:||Strip the bottom leaves|