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Larkspur 'Mauve' | Sarah Raven

Consolida ajacis 'Mauve'

A beautiful, slaty-purple form of larkspur. Excellent garden and vase life.
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5 seedlings

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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October, 14-16 weeks from spring sowing
Height
90cm (36in)
Common name
Larkspur, Annual Delphinium
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 beautiful, slaty-purple form of larkspur. Excellent garden and vase life.

Consolida are annual delphiniums which flower longer and harder than the perennial forms.

Please note: This is harmful if eaten.

Care Tips

Stake plants and feed twice during growth period. Add in plenty of manure before planting.