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Nigella damascena  Love-in-a-Mist

Nigella

 

Nigella is a pretty, soft, garden flower.

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Nigella pod

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I like using nigella to create a cottage-style arrangement.

With their ferny stems and laterals, Nigella coordinates well with other airy garden flowers such as Queen Ann’s lace…

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Sometimes nigella reminds me of a ballerina in a tutu doing a pirouette.

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Nigella ballerinas in a garden.

Nigella in a garden

Try growing nigella in your own cutting garden.  They self-seed, are easy to maintain, and won’t take over your garden.