Nigella (Love-In-A-Mist) Persian Jewels Mixed Colors – Item #389


Love-In-A-Mist has charming pastel flowers in blue, rose, pink and white that resemble the tulle of a ballerina’s skirt, with bright green stamens on top of the flower. Very easy to grow and will naturalize in many areas. Plants may stop blooming in summer heat.

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Additional information

Weight 1 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: scatter

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Thinning: 8″ (20cm)

Best planted outdoors. Nigella does not transplant well. Select a cool location with filtered shade to full sun. Sow in early spring right after last frost. Keep young plants evenly moist and make successive sowings for continuous flowers.

Flowers may be pressed and dried for craft use. Uncut flowers will turn to lovely light brown oval seed pods that are prized for dried arrangements.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Nigella damascena

Height: 1-2′ (30-61cm)

Bloom Period: late spring

Type: annual