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.
|Sun exposure||Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade|
|Season of Interest||Summer (Early, Mid, Late), Fall|
|Height||3 – 4 feet|
|Width||1 – 2 feet|
|Water Needs||Low, Average|
|Soil type||Well drained / light / sandy / chalky / alkaline / acidic|
|Soil pH||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Characteristics||Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy|
|Garden Uses||Beds and Borders, Containers|
|Garden Styles||Cutting 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.