What is ammi majus flower

This is Ammi Majus flower
This is Ammi Majus flower

Ammi majus flower (QueenAnne’s Lace) is a straight, cold-resistant annual plant with a large domed umbel with pure white petals blooming in rows. The tall, branched, slender stems have laces, and the petals of the laces are beautifully mixed with other plants in the border. The subdivided feathery leaves are tempting and light but useful filler, making this plant one of the best leaf-filling plants.

Plant TypeAnnuals
Sun exposureFull sun, dappled shade, partial shade
Season of InterestSummer (Early, Mid, Late), Fall
Height3 – 4 feet
Width1 – 2 feet
Spacing18 inches
Water NeedsLow, Average
Soil typeWell drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline / acidic
Soil pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil DrainageWell-Drained
CharacteristicsDried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
AttractsBirds, Butterflies
Garden UsesBeds and Borders, Containers
Garden StylesCutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

Varieties on the market: Dara, White Dill, Green Mist, etc.

It is loved by flower arrangers, and its petals are the best and continuous supplement to the bouquet. In the border of mixed herbs, it has a good effect with a series of plants. Ammi majus basically cannot find pests and diseases, and the maintenance rate of these plants is very low.

Plant Ammimajus in a well-drained soil environment, under the sun to a part of the shade. Let the seeds grow, store and sow the next year, but leave a portion for the gold-winged birds, who will come to your garden to enjoy them in winter. It is an ideal choice for flower beds, villa gardens, and prairie gardens. It is also a fresh cut flower in summer. It can last up to 10 days when placed in a vase.

Add this kind of beautiful plants to the landscape, and you will get a lot of happy butterflies, bees, and pollinating insects in return.

The flowering period of Ammimajus is particularly long, from early summer to autumn. Because of its dried flower heads, it is still lovely in the cold season. In autumn and winter, birds will feed on seeds. Especially suitable for naturalistic planting schemes.

Sowing and breeding in situ in spring. Sow the seeds outdoors after the full danger of frost has passed, or indoors 6-8 weeks before the date of the last frost in spring.

Ammi majus has also won the famous Garden Excellence Award from the Royal Horticultural Society.


Q: Is Ammi majus poisonous?

A: Ammi majus may be poisonous. There are harmful toxins in cats, dogs, and horses.

Q: Should Ammi majus the Deadheading?

A: Yes, keeping the plant deadheaded can increase the flowering time.

Q: Can I plant Ammi majus indoors?

A: We propose to sow directly. The main reason is that such plants are difficult to transplant.

Q: Can Ammi majus make cut flowers?

A: Yes, its beautiful appearance makes it a very good filling flower. It can last 3-10 days as a cut flower. When handling Ammi majus, please wear protective gloves, because some people may get a rash from its sap.

Q: Can Ammi majus be used as dried flowers?

A: Yes, hang the flowers upside down to dry. Make sure to dry in a dark place, otherwise, the white flowers may turn brown.

Q: Can Ammi majus be grown in a container?

A: We do not recommend this. The plant can grow up to 4 feet tall.