Nigella hispanica is fast, easy to grow hardy annual that makes a pretty fresh cut flower (lasts 7-10 days in a vase) or a sculptural dried seed pod.
It grows to 30-40cm and flowers from June to August and is best sown direct as it dislikes being transplanted. Nigella hispanica is loved by bees & beneficial insects.
Autumn sown seed will germinate to produce small plants that will overwinter and flower late spring to early summer. Spring sowings will flower the same year.
Nigella Hispanica Cut Flower Information
|Seed Quantity:||Approx. 450 seeds per pack.|
|When to Sow:||March-April or late August-September|
|Site Conditions:||Sunny, fertile but well drained.|
|How to Sow:||Sow direct by broadcasting seed into a well prepared bed and gently rake in to a shallow depth. Firm soil gently. When the seedlings are large enough thin to 10cm apart to allow for growth.|
|Care:||To prolong flowering keep deadheading or leave if seedpods are preferred.|
|Flowers:||June to August.|
When to Sow your Nigella Hispanica Cut Flower Seeds
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