Lace Flower ‘Lacy White’

Didiscus caerulea

Features

  • Cut-and-come-again
  • Foliage & Filler
  • Pollinator-friendly

Description

This feminine, graceful filler plant has creamy white umbel-shaped blooms that resemble miniature Queen Anne’s lace. Each disk is made of hundreds of tiny flowers and the branching stems are smothered in buds. ‘Lacy White’ does well in the summer and flowers steadily for months.

Details

Plant type: annual
Height: 24 to 36 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 100 to 110 days
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: not necessary

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 8 to 10 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when at least one flower is open on the spray. Prone to wilt, pick in the coolest part of the day. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Details

Description

This feminine, graceful filler plant has creamy white umbel-shaped blooms that resemble miniature Queen Anne’s lace. Each disk is made of hundreds of tiny flowers and the branching stems are smothered in buds. ‘Lacy White’ does well in the summer and flowers steadily for months.

Details

Plant type: annual
Height: 24 to 36 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 100 to 110 days
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: not necessary

Seed Sowing & Growing Notes

Start seed indoors in trays 8 to 10 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.

Harvesting/Vase Life

Harvest when at least one flower is open on the spray. Prone to wilt, pick in the coolest part of the day. Expect a vase life of 7 days.

Sources

How to Grow

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