Nigella damascena


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Synonyms for Nigella damascena

European garden plant having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers

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Lov-in-a-mist has a botanical name, Nigella damascena (pronounced Ni-JELL-uh dam-a-SEE-nuh), which hints at its characteristics and its origins.
Nigella damascena, Love-ina-Mist, is an old cottage garden favourite that never fails to delight.
Nigella damascena, Love-ina-Mist, is a cottage garden favourite with its ferny foliage and pretty blue blooms Ratibida columnifera, commonly known as Mexican Hat, is brimming with cheerful appeal Nigella damascena, Love-ina-Mist, is a cottage garden favourite with its ferny foliage and pretty blue blooms Ratibida columnifera, commonly known as Mexican Hat, is brimming with cheerful appeal
Hardy annuals traditionally used in this way include Calendula officinalis - pot marigolds; Nigella damascena - love-in-a-mist; Limnanthes douglasii - the poached egg plant and Centaurea cyaneus - cornflowers.
It grows to 60cm and includes 14 species, including Nigella Damascena Miss Jekyll, Linum grandiflorum Rubrum, Iberis Umbellata and Silene Armeria Electra.