Moon carrot

Seseli gummiferum

Moon carrot, Seseli gummiferum, Plant Select
The basal rosette of succulent, silvery-blue, lacy foliage is substantial. The second year it produces a succession of five-inch umbels of pale pink flowers that fade to white. Use as a focal point in the garden. Biennial or short-lived perennial. Xeriscape. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Allow the plants to produce seeds, then harvest or allow it to self-sow for future garden displays.
Plant Type Perennial
Height 24-36 inches
Width 12-20 inches
Flowering Season Midsummer to fall
Flower Color White
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 5-9
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2005
Annual Commercial Maintenance Hand trim back dead stems in spring.
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance and allow to go to seed as it is a biennial. Thin out any undesireable seedlings. Is reseeding too much only allow a few individuals to set seed
Elevation Guide Up to 6200 ft