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Nigella damascena

Family: Ranunculaceae

Common names: DEVIL-IN-A-BUSH, FENNEL FLOWER, LOVE-IN-A-MIST, LOVEINAMIST, WILD FENNEL

Native to: Northern Africa, Southern Europe

Sentiment: fennel means strength; love in a mist means perplexity

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 1.75 feet

Max width: 1.75 feet

Flower

blue/green, pink, white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant