Queen Annes Lace, plant

$6.60 incl. GST

Usually Available: all year
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Botanical Name: Daucus carota

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Description

Queen Anne Lace plant, Daucus carota, is sometimes known as Wild Carrot. This plant is the feral version of the domestic, cultivated carrot. The ancient Romans used the seeds as a female contraceptive and to cause abortions. Leaves, roots and seeds traditionally used as a remedy for kidney stones, urinary tract infections and gout. Queen Anne Lace plant is native to Europe and Asia and prefers light, well-drained, sandy loam in a protected, sunny position. Frost resistant but drought tender. An annual or biennial plant, growing to 0.6m x 0.5m. White lacy flower in summer and autumn.