Queen Anns Lace
- Latin Name- Daucus Carota Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 24-36inch Width- 7.5-12.5 cm Sun or Shade- Full Sun
Queen Anns Lace
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 name comes from Queen Anne of England whose expertise at making lace resulted in embellished works of art. This flower is a natural depiction of her talent and will provide the same stunning detail to any landscape. It's blossoms 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 a good 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 grown in very hot and drier climates. They can thrive is dry soil making them a maintenance free plant that only needs a sunny spot to grow. 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 delicious 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. These flowers can be the elegant detail that makes a garden go from average to stunning.