Daucus carota. This Carrot relative graces roadsides and gardens across the country. Its lacy, dome-shapes flowers are borne on long, wiry stems that are perfect for summer bouquets, where they mingle with and compliment other flowers beautifully. Best direct-sown after the last frost date, it can also be started indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier. Annual. Summer flowering. Height: 3' to 4'.
Average seed life: 3 years.