General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 ft. or more
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Erosion control
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Other: taproot is edible
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Rainbow Carrot
  • Carrot

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Comments:
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jan 7, 2016 1:39 PM concerning plant:
    Rainbow is actually an excellent carrot, although I grew it for the novelty. Very tender and tasty in all its hues, quite productive and uniform in size and shape. Hues range from pure white through several shades of yellow to light orange. It is a single variety, not a mix, which makes it even more interesting.
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Kristine1212 On April 11, 2018 Seeds sown
dnrevel On March 21, 2022 Seeds sown
Direct sown, CSS garden. Added compost.
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