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Love-in-a-mist

Nigella damascena
Love-in-a-mist has been grown in gardens since the late sixteenth century. English herbalists such as John Gerard and John Parkinson knew double forms which seem to have disappeared today. Jefferson sowed a related species, Nutmeg flower (Nigella sativa), in an oval flower bed at Monticello on April 18, 1810.
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Growth Type: 
Annual
Color(s): 
Pink,Blue,White
Hardiness Zones: 
Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10
Location at Monticello: 
West Lawn
Planting Conditions: 
Full Sun and Partial Shade
Blooming History: 
June 14, 2001 to July 7, 2001June 7, 2002 to July 5, 2002June 9, 2003 to July 17, 2003June 8, 2004 to July 19, 2004June 17, 2005 to July 20, 2005May 19, 2006 to July 20, 2006May 29, 2007 to July 6, 2007May 28, 2008 to July 4, 2008May 29, 2009 to July 10, 2009June 2, 2010 to June 28, 2010June 7, 2011 to July 22, 2011May 21, 2012 to July 4, 2012July 2, 2014 to July 30, 2014July 4, 2015 to August 17, 2015May 27, 2016 to July 20, 2016May 11, 2017 to July 26, 2017June 15, 2018 to July 18, 2018

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