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Nigella, Love-in-a-mist or Devil in the bush!

Whatever you choose to call it, this delicate member of the Buttercup family has been a firm favourite in cottage gardens since Elizabethan times! The name comes from the flower being nestled in a ring of feathery bracts.

Nigella, Love-in-a-Mist

Being a hardy annual it can be sown straight outdoors in March or April to flower from July onwards, or in September to bloom from May the following year.๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ

Once flowering has finished you can collect seed from the large seed heads and sow in autumn, or leave to 'self seed' naturally.

The pollen rich flowers are great for bees and pollinators!๐Ÿ๐Ÿž