Nigella Seeds - Miss Jekyll Dark Blue

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(Nigella damascena) Annual. 70 days to flower maturity. 80-85 days for pods.

Nigella is a whimsical plant and pure magic to watch grow! Brilliant dark blue blooms have subtle colorations that can only be seen and understood up-close and in person. Bees love these flowers and will be all abuzz on a warm summer’s day. Miss Jekyll Nigella flowers are named after a London gardener - pioneering horticulturist Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) who wrote many books on plants and helped develop a variety of interesting strains.

Growth Habit: Upright branching growth from 1 to 2 feet, fern-like foliage with delicate five petaled flowers. Self-seeding. 

Sun Requirements: Sun

Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil

When to Plant: Direct seed outdoors in early Spring or late Fall. 

How to Plant:  Sow seeds on soil surface, and cover lightly with soil as seeds need light to germinate. Seeds should germinate in 14-21 days. Thin young plants 1 foot apart. 

When/ How to Harvest: Harvest flowers when buds are fully coloured or pods have begun to develop. Harvest seed heads when pods are firm to touch. 

Uses: Flowers and seed pods are both lovely in fresh or dried arrangements. 

 Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia, Canada.

Miss Jekyll Rose Nigella Seeds mature in about 70 days and are an open pollinated nigella variety.
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