Love in a Mist (Nigella papillosa) While this plant looks quite fragile, it’s one of the hardiest early bloomers in the garden. Its brilliant ferny leaves and lacy, star-shaped flowers are framed by a delicate halo of fringed foliage. When left on the plant, the flowers form dramatic black seed pods which add a unique textural element to any bouquet. Seed available from Floret.
Buy Nigella 'Persian Jewels' Mix from Sarah Raven: Lovely as a soft colour jumble in a vase and picked as individual colours – pink, mauve, blue and white to match with other things. A very cheery addition to your flower border or cutting garden.
Nigella Damascena. Position: full sun Soil: any well-drained soil Rate of growth: fast growing Flowering period: July to September Flower colour: sky-blue Other features: excellent cut and dried flowers Hardiness: fully hardy annual
Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll Dark Blue' - Sun-Pt. Sun - This is the darkest of the well-known "Love-in-a-Mist" - a must grow if you've never tried it. Easy to grow, it prefers poor, well-drained soil and little water. A tremendous asset when mixed in an informal or cottage garden and is naturally charming in a bouquet. Reseeds! Grows 1-2' tall.
blue Nigella, also called Love-In-A-Mist Lovely shades of blue with lacy, fern like leaves and stems. It develops a lantern-shaped seed pod that is used I dried arrangements or simply to reseed this coveted annual. I first saw these at Longwood Gardens(10 yrs. ago) where I saved a few seeds to plant in my garden!
Nigella Plant Info: Learn About The Care Of Love In A Mist Flower