Nigella Midnight (Nigella hispanica)
Nigella midnight has delicate dark purple-blue petals with a beautifully textured centre. It makes fabulous cut flowers and the unusual seed pods can be used in flower arrangements.
Plant type: Hardy annual
Sow when: Spring- Autumn
Sow where: direct seed recommended
Spacing x Height: 20- 30cm x 40cm
Position: Full sun to part shade
Days to Germination: 10 – 14 Days at 16 – 18 °C
Days to harvest: 12 weeks
Growing Details: Cover lightly with soil. Sow 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Plants are sensitive to root disturbance.
Seeds per package: 200