Nigella damascena

Love in a Mist, Devil In The Bush

Family: Ranunculaceae Crowfoot

Type Annual
USDA Hardiness range n/a
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Blue, pink
Bloom time Late Spring to Late Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container, massing, rock garden, specimen, woodland garden
Height 18" to 30" / 45cm to 75cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Fast
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers, suitable for dried flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Neutral, alkaline
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing