With its intricate flowers and fine-texture foliage, nigella stands out in the garden. This delightful little annual blooms throughout the summer, and the seedpods are often used in dried-flower crafts. Nigella does best in full sun and well-drained soil. It often reseeds.
- Plant Type:
- Plant Height:
- To 2 feet tall
- Plant Width:
- To 1 foot wide
- Landscape Uses:
- Containers,Beds & Borders
- Special Features:
- Flowers,Cut Flowers,Dried Flowers,Easy to Grow
Mix low evolvulus with upright nigella for a wonderful display of blue flowers all summer and fall.Pentas
Brightly colored pentas makes a great backdrop for blue nigella -- and both are sure to attract butterflies to your garden.Pansy
For the ultimate long-season display, pair viola with nigella; the viola starts early and continues blooming once the nigella starts. As the viola fades, nigella goes into full bloom -- then both offer flowers through the cooler fall months.
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