Nigella sativa Native to the Mediterranean region, Black Cumin is also known as Black Seed, Roman Coriander, and Nutmeg Flower. Seeds have been used medicinally for millennia and were found in King Tutís tomb. Ground seeds have a peppery flavor with a hint of oregano and are used as a spice throughout the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Most/full sun. 12-18 inches. 50+ seeds/pack.