The white wild carrot is also called Queen Anne's Lace and the Latin name is Daucus carota. This is a pink version called 'Dara'.
The wild carrot is a herbaceous biannual - meaning it usually takes two years for it to flower. The wild version grows on wasteland and along hedgerows.
This one is quite easy to grow in a garden and is great as a cut flower. It has pretty flat flower heads in an unusual shade of pink that is easy to combine with other flowers. You can buy seeds from Plants of Distinction.
I got these flowers from Forever Green Flower Company - a flower farm in Norfolk. Cel Robertson grows these on her farm and mix them in with lots of other flowers in her bouquets.
There are often no or few leaves to remove, just trim the stems and put them in a clean vase or container.
Arrange with other flowers or like here on their own - showing off their special beauty.
I wanted to show off the colour and shape of the flowers and I simply put them in a small clear glass decanter - where I have echoed the round shape in both the decanter, the stopper and the Finnish glass Ittala bowl.
Simple and elegant!
Have a Lovely Floral Monday!
I'll be back later in the week with more floral delights from
Of Spring and Summer.
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