Nigella damascena 'Double White'

Nigella damascena 'Double White' has pure white double flowers like a Tudor ruff, with pretty, pure green seed pods. More
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Nigella damascena 'Double White' has pure white double flowers like a Tudor ruff, with pretty, pure green seed pods.

Nigellas are the classic cottage garden annual which makes fabulous cut flowers and filler foliage for any vase. They dry brilliantly too.

Genus Nigella damascena
Variety Double White
Type Hardy Annual
Common Name Love-in-a-mist
Border Position Middle, Front
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Well-drained, Moist but Well-drained
Height 45-60cm (18-24in)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct in mid spring and/or late summer. Will self seed but may not be white.
Care Tips Keep picking but leave a few flowers to form seed pods for mixing with later flowers.
Flowering July - September, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 7-10 days, seed pod indefinite. Strip the bottom leaves. These also dry brilliantly.
Harvesting Flower and seed case production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Reviewed 18th November 2014 by patricia mandeville

Very easy to grow, lasted a long time and then the seed pods were an added interest.