Queen Anne's Lace - Daucus carota - Butterfly Host Plant

Shady Oak Butterfly Farm

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Queen Anne's Lace

Daucus carota

Plant Type: Biennial

Zones: 4-8

Height: 18-24 in.

Light Requirements: Full sun

Water/Soil Requirements: Grows well in a variety of soil types, prefers well-drained soil

Propagation: Seeds

Host Plant: Black Swallowtail and Anise Swallowtail Butterflies

Status: Introduced into the United States by Europeans, it is now naturalized and grows wild throughout North America.

Plant Queen Anne's Lace in your yard to attract butterflies and enjoy watching the butterfly life cycle!


A few of the butterflies and moths we raise at Shady Oak Butterfly Farm