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Love in a Mist - Nigella Persian Jewels

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GLG30219
Special Price £3.49 Regular Price £3.99

This Nigella creates a Persian carpet of blooms in a captivating range of colours, these are followed by impressive ornamental seed pods.

  • Hardy annual
  • Easy to care for
  • Prefers full sun
  • Happy in any well drained soil
  • Early July to September
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Love-in-a-Mist Nigella Persian Jewels provides blooms in a captivating range of colours that will create a spectacular display from May right through to September, once the flowers have finished they are quickly followed by fascinating ornamental seed pods that last through autumn and winter. Ideal for adding to a bedding display or a mixed border. The pretty, delicate flowers are a charming mix of pink, mauve, rose, blue and white.

Persian Jewels will grow to a height of 40-50cm and has a spread of 20-30cm.

Nigella seeds have a culinary use in cakes, breads and curries, Jamie Oliver recommends sprinkling Nigella seeds of naan bread before baking in the oven.

Sow Love-in-a-Mist Nigella Persian Jewels on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approx 15-21 °C from late January to late April on the surface of a good seed compost, firm down and keep compost damp but not too wet, transplant seedlings, spacing them out to 50mm apart, when established plant out in the ground at a distance of 25cm apart after all danger of frost has passed.

Average packet contents 750 seeds.

More Information
Short name Love in a Mist (Approx 750 seeds)
Sub title Nigella Persian Jewels
Brand Suttons
Drainage Free draining
Drought Resistance Slight
Ease of Care Easy
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Flowering Period June / July / August / September(year1) / May / June(year2)
Flower Colour Mixed
Foliage colour Green
Fragrance None
Habit Upright
Hardiness Hardy annual
Maturity time 12-16 weeks
Plant Size Seeds
Plant Type Seeds
Height & Spread 45 cm
Rate of growth Germination within 14 days
Required maintenance Dead head to encourage flowering
Season of Interest Summer
Soil Type Wet
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements Water regularly
Where to Plant Borders and Planters

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