Love in a Mist, Albion Black Pods (Nigella damascena) - 100 Mixed Seeds

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Love in a Mist Albion Black Pods - 100 Mixed Seeds

•Non-GMO
•American grown seeds
•Bee Friendly
•Butterfly Friendly
•Annual
•USDA Zones: 4-9

Description:
These flower seeds produce tall white attractive blooms, but the seed pods are what this variety is known for. Albion Black Pods are easy-to-grow even when starting from seed and in difficult soils. The unique and attractive seed pods have made this a very popular flower. To dry the flowers or seed pods: Cut stems and hang upside down in a cool location.


Culinary Uses:
Seeds - raw or cooked. It is normally used as a condiment having a nutmeg flavour.


Medicinal Properties:
Traditionally used as an expectorant.


Planting Instructions:
Sow seeds outdoors in early spring. The flower seed can be lightly covered with soil. Each plant has a short bloom season, so it is best to have successive plantings every three weeks to have blooms all season. Thin the seedlings to 8-10 inches between plants, and the plants should start blooming in three months. The plant is a ready self-seeder if you leave the seed pods on. In mild climates, this flower will bloom continuously.

Light Required: Full sun to partial shade
Watering: Keep moist
Soil: Well drained soil
Seed Depth: Surface sow. Very thinly covered with soil.
Seeds per Plant: 2-3
Plant Spacing: 8-10 inches


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