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African Bride Love-In-A-Mist Seeds

African Bride Love-In-A-Mist Seeds

SKU:1324

Intriguing, dual-colored blooms on practically care-free plants with lovely, airy foliage. 'African Bride' will be a dramatic addition to your cut flower arrangements, and the bees will love it in the garden. Interesting, nearly black, miniature, papery "lanterns" form after flowers drop. This species is native to northern Africa and southwest Europe and is well-adapted to dry conditions.

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~0.25 g

(~170 seeds)

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Variety Info

Family: Ranunculaceae

Native: Southwest Europe and Northern Africa

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to fall

Plant Dimensions: 18"–36" tall

Variety Info: 1" wide, white petals with deep purple to burgundy pistils and stamens

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. For continual bloom, sow every 2 to 4 weeks after initial sowing until midsummer. Also sow in early fall for very early spring bloom.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; seedlings are sensitive to transplant disturbance.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: Barely cover

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"

Thinning: When 1' tall thin to every 8"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest flowers in the morning when fully open. For dried pods, let seed pods form, then clip and hang upside down in a warm, dry location out of bright light, for about 2 weeks.