Daucus carota, Birds nest - Its umbrella-shaped flowerheads resemble white lace with a centred deep RED floret on the end of 3 ft tall stalks from Jun to Sept & spiky seed heads that follow. A gorgeous plant used by ancient Greeks & in Chinese culture for medicinal purposes, this is both a medicinal herb & flower in its own right & a perennial favourite with flower consumers who feel it epitomizes the “wildflower” look. Originally the forerunner to the Modern-day Carrot and roots are white and smell of carrot when crushed, flower offers aromatic licoricey scents. Biennial, Butterflies like this too, Seed Count Approx - 300 avg SOWING - It is easily grown from seed. It enjoys full sun and average quality but well-draining soil. It will not tolerate freezing temperatures, so wait until the last frost of the season has passed to plant your Queen Anne's Lace seeds. ... This low maintenance plant will produce a lot of foliage during its first year.