Plant ID forum: Love-in-a-Mist (Nigella damascena)

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Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Catmint20906
May 31, 2015 9:44 AM CST
This just bloomed. Anyone have any idea what it is? I recall sowing blue mistflower in that spot, but this is definitely white, not blue!! Whistling


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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
May 31, 2015 9:58 AM CST
It looks like Love In A Mist. Nigella damascena.
Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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kylaluaz
May 31, 2015 10:05 AM CST
I agree. They come in several colors.... I have some in the garden just putting out buds but none is open yet.
Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Region: Maryland Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 The WITWIT Badge
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Catmint20906
May 31, 2015 10:12 AM CST
Very cool! thanks, Celia and Kyla!! Thank You! Thumbs up
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
Pour vivre parmi les fleurs
Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
Cat Lover Enjoys or suffers cold winters Hummingbirder Plant Identifier
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Zencat
May 31, 2015 11:13 AM CST
Thumbs up
Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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Frogs and Toads Container Gardener Cat Lover Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! The WITWIT Badge Winter Sowing
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kylaluaz
May 31, 2015 2:56 PM CST
Here's a patch of Nigella coming into bud -- not a great picture; I'll try for better tomorrow, but this shows foliage at least and I think if you peer at it you might detect what the bud looks like. Hilarious! Hilarious! Hilarious!
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Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Region: Mid-Atlantic Butterflies Forum moderator Native Plants and Wildflowers Bee Lover Echinacea
Region: Maryland Garden Photography Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015 The WITWIT Badge
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Catmint20906
May 31, 2015 4:53 PM CST
It's pretty--i like both the foliage and the blossom!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso

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