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An annual plant (Nigella damascena) of the buttercup family native to Eurasia and North Africa, having finely dissected leaves and blue or whitish flowers surrounded by numerous threadlike bracts.
(Plants) an erect S European ranunculaceous plant, Nigella damascena, cultivated as a garden plant, having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers. See also fennelflower
a plant, Nigella damascena, of the buttercup family, having feathery dissected leaves and whitish or blue flowers.
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|Noun||1.||love-in-a-mist - tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed|
|2.||love-in-a-mist - chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white flowers|
|3.||love-in-a-mist - European garden plant having finely cut leaves and white or pale blue flowers|
nigella - any plant of the genus Nigella