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Nigella hardy annuals

Nigella hardy annualsNigella are hardy annuals, a species of Fennel-flower, are both curious and ornamental. Perhaps the best known among them is Nigella Hispanica, or Love-in-a-Mist. They only require sowing in the open in spring—but not before the middle of March—to produce flowers in July and August.

The height of the Nigella is between nine inches to two feet.