Larkspur Shades of Blue Seeds

Larkspur Shades of Blue Seeds

Consolida ambigua

Item #1063

Annual. An excellent choice for the back of a flower bed, against a wall or fence, or a wildflower or naturalized garden. Grow in masses for a striking display of light and dark blue blossoms. Self sows readily. Larkspur blooms in the cooler weather of late spring and early summer, and in mild summer climates can continue through fall.





Annual

Full sun

Blooms spring to summer

3' – 5' tall

Days to Emerge:
10 - 15

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 1' – 2'

Thinning:
When 3" tall,
thin to 1
every 1' – 2'


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked, or in fall before average first frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Does not transplant well. Either start outdoors or sow into pulp pot and plant directly into soil to minimize transplant shock.

Artist: Annie Reiser



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