Nigella sativa: Nigella the edible, Melanthio the tame, Black-caraway or " black cumin".
Nigella sativa originates from the Mediterranean. It is an annual plant, upright growth, height 20-30 cm. By 50 cm.
Its leaves are slim, divided, lacy.
Flowers 5-10 petals, thin, white or light blue (the color of the sky) with many long stamens.They appear at the tips of stems, solitary.
It blooms in summer and for a long time.
Prefers average soils, slightly acidic with good drainage and full sun.
Nigella sativa’s seeds can be used: