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Is this a variety of Nigella?

I found it growing wild - most of it had delicate blue flowers, the bit I took for the garden didn't have any so I can't show for identification - I know it would have helped!

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yes I think it probably is. it looks feathery enough to be.

30 Apr, 2011


Not sure, need to see the flower.....Should you be taking stuff from the wild anyway?

1 May, 2011


and thinking about it I doubt if it would be in flower now. were the roots yellow or white?

good point Pam24, even if it is a garden escapee.

1 May, 2011


It was in the street, on the outside of a wall of a garden full of it. The lady who owned the garden was happy for me to take it.

2 May, 2011


Thats ok then isn't it? Its just when you said wild I had visions of forest or field out in the country, there is too much taken and people are not aware of the consequences!
I would be interested to see the flower to verify the plant. :)

2 May, 2011


I wandered down to where I found it and took a good look at the flowers there - no question, it's Nigella. I'm only sure now because I've looked at so many photographs of Nigella since!

Thanks to all for your help,

Kat :)

5 May, 2011

How do I say thanks?

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