Daucus carota 'Purple Kisses' Mix

In a mix of crimson and white, this airy, elegant umbellifer is the perfect filler foliage plant for almost any vase. More
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In a mix of crimson and white, this airy, elegant umbellifer is the perfect filler foliage plant for almost any vase.

Warning: Do not eat – ornamental plant only.

Genus Daucus carota
Variety Purple Kisses
Type Hardy Biennial
Common Name False Queen Anne's Lace, Wild Carrot
Border Position Back
Soil Type Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Dry, Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 1.2m (47in)
Spacing Plant 25-30cm (10-12in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow thinly in rows March-April or August-September, covering lightly, after the danger of frost has passed. Or sow indoors, harden off and transplant after final frosts. It will tolerate dry soil.
Care Tips It will tolerate dry soil. May need staking.
Flowering June - August, the following year
Vase Life 5-7 days. A fantastic cut flower - the perfect filler for arrangements. To condition, sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 8-10 weeks.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Reviewed 20th July 2018 by Theresa Hardy

Patience was rewarded, and by the beginning of summer these looked wonderful with a smattering of dusky pink cosmos. Will certainly be sowing again.

Struggled a bit in my garden

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Reviewed 22nd August 2017 by Annie Hazell

These plants did not like it in my garden much - they seemed to succumb to a pest that affected the whole plant health, not sure if this was some sort of carrot fly as the carrots I'm growing nearby (albeit in a raised bed) are unaffected. Likewise the Amni also grown from seeds and growing in the same flowerbed are OK too. I pulled them out some weeks ago when I was clear they weren't going to come to much.