love-in-a-mist definition

  • noun:
    • A Mediterranean plant (Nigella damascena) having blue or whitish plants enclosed by numerous threadlike bracts.
    • Nigella damascena, a yearly flowering plant regarding the genus Nigella, the blooms of which are blue in color, though additionally found in colors of red, white or pale purple.
    • The West Indian Passiflora fÅ“tida, which has similar bracts.
    • The fennel-flower, Nigella damascena. Also called devil-in-a-bush.
    • European yard plant having finely slice leaves and white or pale-blue blossoms
    • exotic US passion-flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous whenever broken
    • chickweed with hairy silver-grey leaves and rather large white plants

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