Love-in-a-Mist - Nigella - Persian Rose ( Nigella damascene) Rose Persian Jewels Flower
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Love-in-a-Mist- Nigella Persian Rose ( Nigella damascene) Rose Persian Jewels Flower
Height 40 cm
If you love masses of fine lacy foliage with gorgeous rose-type flowerettes this one is for you! Persian Rose Nigella has been grown in gardens for four centuries acquiring such folk names as Love Entangle, Hair of Venus, and Jack in Prison. The airy foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the delicate flowers which when ripened, create gorgeous striped seed balloon like pods that are excellent for dried flower arrangements.
This variety is a great self seeder; collect the seeds and store in a cool dark place and you will have enough seeds to get a great display year after year. Blooms mid-summer to fall
- Sun to part shade
- Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before last frost, 2 seeds per cell thinned to 1. Transplant to outdoors without disturbing the roots once the true leaves emerge and after all risk of frost has passed
- OR direct sow mid-spring, sow 4 seeds per foot ¼ in deep
- Spacing: 15 cm
- Seed Count: 25