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Larkspur plant - Consolida Ajacis - is a traditional cottage garden staple that yields exquisite cut flowers.
The plant's name mirrors the flower's likeness to a lark's claw. It also possesses an alternative name, Knight's-spur. This plant is a member of the Ranunculaceae family, sometimes known as the buttercup family, belongs to the Consolida species, and is a part of the Delphinium genus. "Larkspur" is a prominent label in use by gardeners all over the world to denote perennial delphiniums as well as annuals. With its 3-5 feet tall spires and flowers that possess a wide range of colors, including different shades of white, pink, blue, and purple, it becomes apparent why this plant is a typical pick for gardeners year after year.
They possess attractive and glossy foliage that maintains delicate and feathery leaves, creating a lovely fern-like texture on the plant. It also aids in the mixing of plants into the landscape, making this plant particularly dynamic when combined with other plants.
They are low-maintenance plants that you may grow with relative ease. All you have to do is be wary of the climate and sow seeds straight inside the soil. The southern regions prefer the autumn season for planting the seeds, whereas the northern regions prefer the early spring season.
As soon as the bloom ends for the season, it will instantly cease self-seeding. These stunning, moderately growing these flowers reach up to 36 to 48 inches and possess a flowering spike spread of 12 inches. You can expect your plant to mature within approximately 77 to 84 days.
You can often find this plant in wild areas, suggesting low-maintenance plants as they can quickly adapt to a vast range of growing conditions. Even though they can grow in all environments, they do have a few preferences to thrive. A soil pH range within 5.7 and 7.0 is exemplary for these plants.
Similarly, they favor soil that is somewhat rich in nutrients, considerably loose in texture, and well-draining. According to the lack or abundance of rainfall, it would be best to water them at least once or twice a week with merely an inch of water. Remember that you have to keep the plant wet but not soggy, which eventually makes them waterlogged.
Furthermore, to facilitate your plant-growing condition, spread a thin layer of compost onto the flower beds every spring, along with an approximately 2-inch layer of mulch to help preserve moisture and minimize weeds in the garden.
These plants may catch fungal diseases such as powdery mildew, root rot, or crown rot. The most uncomplicated strategy to prevent these illnesses is to assess the moisture level before watering the plant and to avoid irrigating overhead to prevent generating waterlogged conditions.
Posted by Thomas on May 06, 2016
Plants were well packaged and arrived quickly. I planted them the same day they were received, and they've been growing beautifully ever since. Would buy again.
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.