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Nigella Seeds - Oxford Blue

Botanical - Nigella damascena


Seed Count:
550 Seeds
Usually despatched within 24 hours
99p, FREE over £15.99
Price £2.57 £1.80 (You save £0.77)

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550 Seeds.

Other Names - Devil-in-a-Bush, Love-in-a-Mist…

Nigella Oxford Blue produces dark blue delicate flowers with dark green fern-like foliage. The seed pods and flowers can be dried for winter decorations. Excellent for cut flowers .

  • Produces large double flowers.
  • Pods and flowers make stunning winter decorations.
  • Loved by bees and other beneficial pollinators.

Suitable For - Flowers for drying, flowers for cutting, borders, cottage gardens, wildlife gardens

Sowing Months - April, May, September, October

Flowering Months - June - August

Soil Preperation

If the soil is a heavy clay add some gritty sand to help with drainage. Remove weeds from the area.

General Information
Habit Annual Soil type Not fussy as long as the soil is well drained
Type Miss Jekyll Type Distance between plants 20 - 25 cm
Position Full sun Sowing depth 2 mm
Average height 40 - 50 cm Germination Temperature 16 to 18℃
Average spread 20 - 25 cm Days to germination 14 - 21 days
Hardiness Fully hardy down to -15 RHS Bee friendly Yes
Soil Ph   RHS Award winner No

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Sow the seeds direct where the flowers are to grow.

Direct Sowing

Sow the seeds outdoors in April to May or September to October in drills 30 cm apart in a well prepared seed bed where the flowers are to bloom. The soil should be a fine tilth.
Lightly cover the seeds with soil and water well.
Autumn sowings will produce early flowers the following spring and will need protecting with a cloche over the winter months.
When the seedlings are large enough to handle thin to 20 - 25 cm apart.

Growing On

Water young nigella plants well until established.
Dead-head fading blooms to prolong the flowering season.
Water established plants well in dry conditions.


In windy and exposed gardens provide twiggy sticks as supports.

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