Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
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Nigella ‘Delft Blue'

Nigella ‘Delft Blue'

Delft Blue Love-in-a-Mist

The flowers with shades of grey, purple, navy on a white base with intricate deep purple centres make excellent cut flowers as well as being a good garden subject. The unusual seed pods are useful both fresh and dried. Direct sow from mid-autumn until late spring.


When to sow: July-October

Where to sow: Sow direct in the garden

Depth to sow: 1/2cm

Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.

Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.

Spacing: Between plants: 25cm


Directions: Sow seed 1/2 cm deep or just sprinkle the seed straight into the garden at three weekly intervals, from July until October. Height 90cm spacing 25cm.

This plant is not in our current range and is provided here for customer information only.