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Consolida ambigua ‘Hyacinth-flowered Series’

Larkspur

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPurple, pink, blue, white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Consolida ambigua ‘Hyacinth-flowered Series’ (Larkspur). This dwarf series produces spikes of tubular flowers in shades of purple, pink, blue or white.

Characteristics

Annual, Shrub

Origin

Southern Europe

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, ornamental, dried arrangements

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Fertile, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

It will need staking.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds which are sown outdoors in the spring or in the early autumn in mild areas.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Protect young plants from slugs and snails. Larkspur seeds are poisonous.

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