- Latin Name- Daucus Carota Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 24-36inch Width- 7.5-12.5 cm Sun or Shade- Full Sun
Here's how your plants will look on arrival. All plants are dormant with no leaves or foliage.
Queen Anns Lace - Daucus carota
Queen Anns Lace green foliage to delicate flowers, Queen Ann Lace exudes frilly elegance perfect in the garden and as an accent in floral arrangements. It grows quickly and blooms all summer with a round, flat, 3-4 inch (8-10cm) cluster of tiny, white flowers with a pink center. Certain crops welcome Queen Ann Lace to increase pollination and production as it attracts bees and wasps. Queen Anne's Lace is a stunning visual plant with small white flowing blossoms that spread out in intricate designs creating the majestic visual of lace. Weaving these plants into a flower garden or clean landscape provides an ambiance of delicate and subtle fanciness. The Queen Anns Lace name comes from Queen Anne of England whose expertise at making lace resulted in embellished works of art.
Queen Anns Lace flower is a natural depiction of her talent and will provide the same stunning detail to any landscape. It's blossomed open to form an umbrella effect to absorbs the light and heat. This can be very beneficial in household gardens. Queen Anne's Lace is an excellent companion plant to tomato plants by boosting its production, as well as lettuce by providing moisture from the air and shade. The white textile shaped blossoms show their beauty from spring all through the summer and into the fall. They are very hardy and resilient, being able to grow in very hot and drier climates.
Queen Anns Lace can thrive dry soil making them a maintenance free plant that only needs a sunny spot to build. This flower is part of the carrot family, so the roots offer a delicious fragrance of sweet carrots. Along with the inviting smell, these plants are edible and can be used to make a tasty and healthy tea, cooked in soups, or placed in salads in their first year of growth. Because of their smell and taste, they also attract herbivore wildlife to snack on them, providing an opportunity to witness nature in your backyard. Queen Anns Lace flowers can be the elegant detail that makes a garden go from average to stunning.
USDA Zone: 3-9
Plant In: Fall or Spring from seed
Planting Depth: 1/8"
Days to Germinate: 7-30 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-5'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water