nigella true from seed

mrtulinJuly 12, 2008

Will seeds harvested be the same color as the mother plant?

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Hi Idabean,
As long as they are not a hybrid(not sure if there are any hybrid nigella) and not grown near other nigella cultivars, they will come true. If they are grown near others, I would suspect that the plants would end up becoming all blue over time since that seems to be the dominate color of nigella.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2008 at 12:47AM
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I'd be happy with all blue. All of the nigella six pack seedlings I've found are mixed purple, blue and white. I thought it would be fun to begin my first seed collecting and winter sowing by separating and sowing by color. In any case, it would be a good experiment.


    Bookmark   July 14, 2008 at 11:53AM
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