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Consolida ajacis 'Dark Blue'

Flower spikes in the darkest, richest blue. Excellent garden and vase life.
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400 seeds

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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October, 14-16 weeks from spring sowing
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 lovely deep blue, beautiful arranged with acid-green foliage.

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

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.