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Nigella Damascena

Botanical Name:

Nigella damascena

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Full Sun
6+ hours of direct sun per day
Characteristics

Plant Type

Annuals, Annual

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

Each solitary blue flower appears to sit on a bed of lacy (and misty) foliage

Fruit

Egg-shaped, horned seed capsules (to 1” diameter) that are covered with bristles. Stems with dried seed capsules make excellent additions to dried flower arrangements.

Taxonomy

Order

Ranunculales

Family

Ranunculaceae

Genus

Nigella

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