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Genus Delphinium
Group/Species Hybrid
Variety Faust
Type Hardy Perennial, Herbaceous Perennial
Common Name Larkspur
Border Position Back
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft)
Spacing 60cm (24in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting To aid quick establishment, sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole.
Care Tips Correct spacing is important to avoid mildew. Stake to prevent them flopping. Cut the flower spikes and leaves right to the ground in July and they will leaf up and flower again in August and September.
Flowering June - July
Harvesting Flower Production 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Delphinium elatum 'Faust' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Rosemary

Didn't come back after planting lzst Autumn

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Mrs Bolton

Beautiful. Hopefully they will spread next year