Seven Seeds Farm
Nigella, White Nigella damascena (70 days to flower, 85 to pods)
A very easy to grow, self-sowing annual that should have a home in all gardens, especially for its charming balloon-like seed pods that young children find delightful to gather and pop, revealing the abundant black seed...spreading their joy for future flower pickers to enjoy. Lacy, delicate foliage grows to about 18-24” tall and makes many dozen of blooms over a long period. Works well in bouquets as focal points or filler. This is the same species as Cumin or “black- seed” that has been getting a lot of press for its medicinal uses, for treating indigestion, appetite loss, parasites, water retention and fever. Seeds were found in a Hittite flask in Turkey from the second millennium BCE. FLA.
NG1: Packet (1/2 g ≈ 100 seeds) - $3.95
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