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Nigella arvensis

Nigella arvensis

Nigella arvensis by Юрий Данилевский (Yuriy Danilevsky) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

23cm

20cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Nigella arvensis Overview

An annual to 50cm with pinnatisect leaves and pale blue flowers. Fruits are follicles and 3-veined with a long, beak-like style in summer.

How to propagate Nigella arvensis

Seed

Propagate from seed in autumn.

Other uses of Nigella arvensis

Grown for their attractive flowers, which are suitable for cutting, and their ornamental seed pods. Culinary use.