Daucus Carota Dara

This dark Daucus is one of our favourites. Daucus Carota Dara has attractive umbelliferous flowers that are white before opening. They turn pale pink when open and subsequently burgundy as the flowerhead closes. As it attracts a wide range of insects, bees and butterflies will thank you for planting it! Daucus Carota Dara is an ideal cut flower for a picking garden. Its unique colour makes the Daucus an asset to every border and bouquet, whether composed of fresh or dried flowers. The annual summer blooming flower, Daucus, is also known as the wild carrot.

1 packet ≈ 0,15 gram ≈ 180 seeds


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Annual flower seeds

All our flower seeds produce flowers that are suitable for use as cut flowers. They are also used by professional nurseries and floriculture companies. For flower seeds to be considered high-quality, they need to have outstanding germination capacity and energy and therefore yield a high percentage of flowering plants. All seeds are annuals, which means that they have a lot of growing power: they go through all the stages – from a seed to a flowering plant that, in turn, produces new seeds – in the space of just one season. Most flowers bloom for about three to five months. A rule of thumb in this is that the more flowers you pick, the faster they will grow back! All our seeds are untreated and uncoated, and are also suitable as starting material for growing organic flowers.

Planting instructions:

  • Plant in moist soil to which the seeds stick for best germination.
  • Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil of approx. 0.5 cm.
  • Grow in fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Give them a sunny spot and sufficient protection from strong winds. Support if necessary.
  • Water regularly.

Sow directly in the soil in autumn or early April at the latest. Daucus germinates best at low temperatures. Be careful not to accidentally pull out the seedlings: they initially bear a distinct resemblance to grass!

More Information
Type of product Flower seeds
Color Purple
Planting period February-April
Flowering period June-September
Also known as: Wilde peen
Suitable as cut flower Yes
Attracts bees and butterflies Yes
Suitable as dried flower yes
Planting depth 0,5 cm / 0,2"
Plant size 100 cm / 40"
Contains 1 packet ≈ 0,15 gram ≈ 180 seeds
Germination time 2-3 weeks
Growing time to bloom 11-13 weeks
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