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NIGELLA Miss Jekyll Indigo - Love in a Mist

Nigella damascene

Stock: Available


Family: Ranunculaceae

Characteristics: Annual 45 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx 100


Easy to grow Nigella 'Miss Jekyll Indigo' has beautiful rich indigo flowers which seem to float among the finely cut leaves providing a charming show of bloom during a long season.  A good companion plant for roses and Asiatic lilies. Eye catching sown as drifts in borders, or used as a cut flower.

Very useful for bedding and cutting and the seed pods can be dried for winter decoration indoors and the seeds are edible.

Prefers a rich moist well-drained soil in an open sunny position.

TropicalLate Summer to Early Winter. 
Temperate: Late-Summer to Autumn or Spring
Cood: Mid-Summer to Mid-Autumn or Spring.

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow in trays for best results. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 25cm
Germination: 14-28 days

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