Nigella, Love in a Mist

Nigella, Love in a Mist


Nigella damascena


70 days to maturity


Easy to grow, edible, and varied interest through their life cycle, Nigella is a winner for any garden.  The flowers are a light dusty blue with a unique petal shape with a lovely herby scent.  But as the seed head forms and dries, it becomes a brown balloon with alien spikes on top!  And seed collecting is such a joy and the seeds pour out of the top to fill your hand with an abundance of dark black rich smelling seeds.  These are related to but not the same as culinary cumin seeds.  Direct sows easily in early Spring.


Seed Network Variety:  Grown by Forest Garden Farm


Packet ~75 seeds