Today's bloom is Moon Carrot (Seseli gummiferum)

Bloom of the Day for September 11th, 2009:

Type of plant: Biennials

Bloom color: White/Near White, Silver/Gray

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 5a to Zone 10b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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cedar18 wrote:
Neat shot - interesting plant. It looks like a Queen Anne's Lace on steroids.

dahlianut wrote:
What a beauty! I soooo need this plant in my garden.

plantladylin wrote:
I've never heard of this plant, and it sure is interesting looking! I had to go read more about it in Plant Files. It says the flower color is white/near white or silver/gray. One of the two photo's in PF looks like pink blooms to me ... but it may be my eyes. I don't know where the common name "Moon Carrot" came from but it does look like something from outer space, and I don't mean that in a

PedricksCorner wrote:
Beautiful shot! I have always thought my carrots and parsnips were beautiful while they are blooming, I grow allot of my own seed. There are so many varieties out there now. I need to look this up, as I don't know the latin name for carrots and parsnips and this may not even be related? This place is giving me such an education!