Wild Carrot | Daucus carota

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Discover the enchanting Wild Carrot (Daucus carota) at our wildflower nursery! A carefree beauty, this delightful wildflower graces your garden with delicate white blooms. Easy to grow and adaptable, Wild Carrot adds a touch of natural elegance to any landscape. Explore our collection, find simple planting tips, and bring home the charm of Wild Carrot to create a thriving and beautiful garden. Shop now and let the simplicity and grace of this wildflower blossom in your outdoor haven!


Botanical Information: Wild Carrot

Let’s get to know the star of our garden show – Wild Carrot! Scientifically known as Daucus carota, it’s not just any carrot; it’s a wild one. Imagine delicate white flowers arranged in an umbrella-like shape, creating a lovely spectacle in your garden. The name Daucus hints at its unique family, the umbels, which also includes familiar herbs like parsley and dill.


So, where does Wild Carrot like to call home? Picture sunny meadows, roadside edges, and even your garden. This adaptable plant loves soaking up the sunshine and prefers well-drained soil. It’s like a sun-worshipping friend that can thrive in different spots. Whether it’s in the wild or in your garden, it finds its happy place.

Benefits to Wildlife

Wild Carrot isn’t just a beauty for your eyes; it’s a buzzworthy spot for wildlife too. The intricate flowers are like a magnet for pollinators, inviting bees and butterflies to dance around your garden. It’s a natural pollinator party, and by having it around, you’re contributing to the essential work of these little garden helpers.

Conservation Status in the UK

Guess what? Wild Carrot is doing quite well in the UK without any major conservation worries. It’s a common sight in grassy areas, contributing to the biodiversity of our landscapes. By appreciating and growing Wild Carrot, you’re celebrating a plant that’s happily flourishing in its natural habitat.

Ease of Growing

Now, let’s talk about why Wild Carrot is a gardener’s dream. It’s incredibly easy to grow, making it the perfect choice for both beginners and seasoned gardeners. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Planting: Choose a sunny spot in your garden with well-drained soil.
  2. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the early stages of growth.
  3. Maintenance: Once it’s established, it’s is quite self-sufficient. You can sit back and watch it bloom.

With these simple steps, you’ll have a delightful species patch in your garden. It’s a fantastic plant for those who want to experience the joy of gardening without the fuss.

Wild Carrot is more than just a pretty face in your garden. By understanding its botanical wonders, habitat preferences, and ease of growing, you’re on your way to becoming a carroty expert. So, grab your gardening tools, find a sunny spot, and let the gardening adventure begin! Happy planting!

More Information

Kew Gardens

The Wildlife Trusts

Species From the Same Habitat

Autumn hawkbit | Scorzoneroides autumnalis

Great Mullein | Verbascum thapsus

 Scarlet Pimpernel | Lysimachia arvensis


Additional information

Weight 1 kg


Flowering Months

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Light levels




Soil moisture

Dry, Normal, Well draining


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