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Consolida ajacis 'Misty Lavender'

A sultry, smoky new form of this invaluable and reliable cut flower.
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200 seeds

5 seedlings

10 seedlings

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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May (if autumn sown) - August
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
ajacis
Common name
Larkspur
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Germination can be better if seed pack is placed in freezer for one week before sowing. Sow inside February-April and lightly cover with vermiculite, or direct sow April-May and/or late August-September.

Description

A sultry, smoky new form of this invaluable and reliable cut flower. It mixes well with any colour and lasts brilliantly in a vase.

You can dry it too by hanging it upside down. It makes excellent natural confetti.

Care Tips

Plant in full sun with good drainage. Space plants to aid air circulation and help prevent problems with mildew. Plant in groups of 3 or more. Stake plants and give a liquid feed during growth period. Deadhead to prolong flowering.