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Where to plant in my garden?


Wild Carrot looks attractive at the back of a border or in a meadow. 

Does well in dry environments due to its long taproot. 


Flowers: June-Aug

Habitat: Grassland and coastal sites.

Height: 30-100cm

Growth Type: Biennial

Position: Full sun to semi-shade

Soil Preference: Chalk/ Wide range/ Well drained


RHS Perfect for Pollinators

Wild Carrot

  • Daucus carota


    5 Standard plugs (30cc)


    Umbrella-like flower heads are nectar and pollen rich, attracting a range of insects, including bees, hoverflies and beetles. 

    When the flowers fade seed heads add interest to a winter garden.


    A caterpillar food plant of the Yellow Belle Moth.


    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.





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