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Love-in-a-mist 'Oxford Blue'

Nigella damascena

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'Oxford Blue' is a Love-in-a-mist variety in the Nigella genus with a scientific name of Nigella damascena. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 50.0 cm (1.62 feet).

Oxford Blue Love-in-a-mist is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Oxford Blue have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Oxford Blue

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Oxford Blue is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Ideally plant in loamy, potting mix and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.6 and 7.5 as Oxford Blue likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Oxford Blue from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Oxford Blue about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Oxford Blue

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Oxford Blue is a tender plant.

Harvesting Oxford Blue