Nigella 'Delft Blue'

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Delft Blue
Nigella papillosa

Purple and blue streaks on the petals look like they could have been painted on. These intricate flowers have dark centers and form lovely plump seed pods. Direct sowing is highly recommended as they plants are sensitive to root disturbance.

Type : Hardy Annual
Position : Sun
Height : 30-60cm
Quantity per packet : 50

Sowing method : Direct Sow
When to plant : Early spring or in autumn if winter is mild.
Spacing : 10cm
Depth : Surface sow and cover gently as light is needed for germination.
Germination : 10-14 days
Days to maturity : 65-70

Flowers : December - March
When to pick : For flowers, when the bud is fully coloured.  For pods when they are firm to touch.
Vase life : 7 days