Nigella hispanica ‘Midnight’-African Bride Nigella seeds are also known as Love-in-a-Mist. Its delicate appearance belies its hardy, dependable nature. Each flower emerges from a tangle of lacy foliage. After blooming, curious-looking fruits ripen, dry, and eventually release seeds for the next season. These distinctive seed heads can be dried for flower arrangements. Everlasting flowers are grown especially for its spiky decorative seed pods. Germinates 10–14 days at 18° C. Grow on at 18-22 C. Set transplants 15-20 cm apart. For continuous bloom, direct seed weekly until June. Nigella grows 20–50cm tall.