July 15, 2010

Queen Anne's Lace. True or False?

The dainty white lace flower looks like the wild Queen Anne's Lace (daucus carota). True.

This is False Queen Anne's Lace (ammi visnaga) 'Green Mist'. True.

My flowers were started from seeds two years ago. True.

I cut the flowers to use in arrangements so I've not had a problem with self-sowing. True.

Deer and rabbits don't bother this plant. True.

False Queen Anne's Lace should be kept away from grazing animals. True.

Be careful when cutting and handling the stems as the sap may cause skin irritation. True.

False Queen Anne's Lace looks great with blooms of red, pink, purple.... All so true!

Words and photos by Freda Cameron, Defining Your Home, Garden and Travel. Deer and rabbit resistance varies based upon the animal population and availability of food. All company or product or patented names mentioned are registered trademarks, copyrights, or patents owned by those respective companies or persons.
Freelance travel writer. My current fiction writing projects include a completed manuscript and several works in progress.

By the way, my name is pronounced fred-ah, not freed-ah. Thank you.

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