Nigella damascena alba

‘Miss Jekyll’s White’


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Nigella damascena alba

Nigella damascena alba is a much loved old favourite for very good reasons.

Gardeners love it for the mass of pure white, turban-like flowers over summer.
With decorative, dainty ferny foliage; and decorative seed pods.
And adore it for being so neglect proof, “tough as nails” hardy, and easy to grow.

45cm. Wonderful cut flower – Cut and come again.

Easy, low maintenance. Old fashioned favourite.

Seeds traditionally used as condiment and herbal medicine. Full Sun, Partial Shade. H: 45cm W: 45cm approx.

Recommended for beginners and kids

Nigella damascena alba seeds are easy to germinate sown directly into the garden 3mm. deep, in autumn, winter or early spring. Or sown in a punnet indoors.

INDOORS: sow in moist well-drained seed raising mixture. Cover seed with 3mm. of mix. Light is needed for seed germination.

15-20°C optimum temperature if using a heat mat.

Germination takes approx. 10-21 days.

Once germinated place in a well aired and lit area to grow on.

SCATTER DIRECTLY IN THE GARDEN: Easy to grow, self-sowing annual. Prefers Full Sun, or ½ Shade/ Dappled Sun. Water wise plant. Hardy in heat and dry. Not fussy about soil, but must be well drained – Sandy, Loam or Clay based, Alkaline to Neutral.  Will reliably self-sow for next year.

SEED COUNT: 200 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).

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