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common name: Love-in-a-mist
growth rate: fast
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Summer
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Hardy annual with branching stems and finely divided green leaves. In summer, produces pale blue flowers, becoming deeper blue as they age, surrounded by a ruff of thread-like foliage.
They are a number of named varieties.
Any well-drained soil in full sun.
Easily grown from seed, will usually self-seed prolifically.
Annual or mixed borders. Cottage gardens. Good cut flowers and can be dried.