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Dara Ammi Seeds

Dara Ammi Seeds

SKU: #1416

Dara' adds a soft, airy, elegance to the garden and fresh or dried flower arrangements. It is also called ornamental carrot or false Queen Anne's lace. 'Dara' is a low-maintenance annual, and not at all aggressive like true Queen Anne's lace. Fairly drought tolerant once established, but flowers best with regular moisture.

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Variety Info

Family: Apiaceae

Native: Africa, Asia, and Europe

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 36"ā€“50" tall, 18" wide

Variety Info: 3"ā€“5" lacy, unscented umbels in shades of blush pink to maroon

Attributes: Attracts Beneficial Insects, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Successive Sowings: Every 2 to 3 weeks for continuous bloom.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Roots are sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots and transplant before the taproot becomes crowded.

Days to Emerge: 7ā€“21 days

Seed Depth: Surface to ā…›"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"ā€“18"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"ā€“18"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase-life, harvest flowers when they are fully opened and lay flat.

Special Care: May need staking in exposed, windy areas. Deadheading (removing spent blooms and their stalks) prolongs flowering and prevents reseeding.