Queen Anne’s Lace

Pink petals surround the tiny lace like flowers of a Queen Anne’s Lace. Hidden in the center of the flat-topped umbel, a solitary purple flower blossoms.

Whether you consider the Queen Anne’s Lace invasive or an elegant delight, its delicate beauty is a sight to behold. The bright white flowers of the Queen Anne’s Lace can be found almost anywhere, lining our Midwestern highways or in open prairies. Their pink petals surround tiny lace like flowers which in turn hid an almost unseen a solitary purple flower that blossoms in its center. The next time you are out for a drive, look at the road edges, I am sure you’ll see the Queen swaying in the wind.