Wild carrot is great for pollinators, the white umbrella flowers attract bees and other insects.
Wild carrot does smell ‘carrotty’ and is the ancestor of our veg carrot!
Wild carrot is a beautiful white umbellifer with a lacy green collar. It originates from the same family as Cow parsley, so has a similar flower head. It loves sun and grows well in an open border, mixed with other tall flowers or within a garden meadow.
Height : 70cm
Flowering period : June – September
This is a good source of nectar :