Position

Sun exposure:
Full sun
Aspect:
South facing, west facing
Position in border:
Front

Soil

Clay / Heavy / Moist / Well Drained / Light / Sandy

Nigella hispanica 'Midnight' is a particularly lovely annual flower, bearing unusual velvety, dark purple blooms in contrast with lush green feathery foliage, followed by ornamental, dark purple, seed pods. Like most nigellas, it is easy to grow and makes a fabulous cut flower.

For best results grow Nigella hispanica 'Midnight' in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Plants will self-seed readily.

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Nigella ‘Midnight’ and wildlife

Nigella ‘Midnight’ is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Is known to attract Bees
Bees
Is not known to attract Beneficial insects
Beneficial insects
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Butterflies/​Moths
Butterflies/​Moths
Is known to attract Other pollinators
Other pollinators

Is Nigella ‘Midnight’ poisonous?

Nigella ‘Midnight’ has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:
Is not known to attract Birds
Birds
Is not known to attract Cats
Cats
Is not known to attract Dogs
Dogs
Is not known to attract Horses
Horses
Is not known to attract Livestock
Livestock
Is not known to attract People
People
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