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'Cramer's Plum' Love-in-a-Mist

'Cramer's Plum' Love-in-a-Mist

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Nigella damascena

Origin: Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Improvement status: Cultivar

Seeds per packet: ~90

Germination tested 11/2021: 98%

Life cycle: Annual

As far as we can tell, this beautiful variety was bred in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, by Ralph Cramer of Cramer's Posie Patch. It's a double-white-petaled love-in-a-mist grown for it's plum-colored balloon-like seedpods. These are beautiful accents in the garden, but a similar color holds for dried flower arrangements, making this plant a florist's dream. Like other love-in-a-mists, the seeds can also be used medicinally or as a flavoring (makes some really interesting cheese!).

Our seed comes from Wild Garden Seeds in Philomath, Oregon.