Aka Love-in-a-Mist. Distinguished large, fluffy white 2” double blooms with twisty bright green centers that end up as deep plum-colored decorative pods. The light ferny foliage adds elegancy to any bouquet and the pods are a dried flower fan’s dream. The whole pretty package truly inspires whimsy and wonder. Humans and pollinators love ‘em, but deer don’t!
Planting Instructions: 75-80
Latin name: Nigella damascena
Life cycle: Annual
Direct sow in early spring.
Optimal soil temp. for germination is 65-70°.
Planting depth: press seeds onto surface. Do not cover,
keep moist until germination. Thin to 12″.
For more tips on when to plant flower seed, check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!