Queen Anne's Lace
Also known as
Laceflower, Bishop's Weed, Lady's Lace, Bullwort, Bishop's flower, False bishops weed
Ammi élevée-Ammi majus-Inflorescence-20140817 by Daniel VILLAFRUELA (CC BY-SA 3.0)
1 years to reach maturity
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Queen Anne's Lace Overview
Ammi majus is an upright annual species in the carrot family, Apiaceae. Also known by the names bullwort, common bishop's weed, Queen Anne's lace and false bishop's weed. Foliage is divided into a 2 to 3-pinnate arrangement and white flowers are produced in compound umbel arrangements. Umbels are clusters of flowers which radiate from a central stem point. Flowers are produced on stalks of roughly equal length, to form a flattened or slightly rounded, horizontal surface of blooms. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It is advised to sow in September (UK) for best results the following summer.
Common problems with Queen Anne's Lace
Generally pest and disease free.
How to propagate Queen Anne's Lace
Sow in spring.
Special features of Queen Anne's Lace
Other uses of Queen Anne's Lace
Cutting bed, border, naturaliser