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General Larkspur Information


Dried Flower Larkspur

Larkspur

Delphinium consolida
Larkspur has double dark pink (shown), light pink , dark purple , light purple , true blue or white shaded dried flower blooms densely set along tall, tapering spikes.
Annual
Common Names Often incorrectly referred to as delphinium (which is the common name for the perennial flower).
Height 36 - 48 inches.
Cultivar Regal, Royal country, Giant Imperial
Propagation

Sow direct in fall. Difficult to transplant.

Cultivation Full or partial sun in average soil. Flowers best in cool weather.
Disease  
Harvest Cut Larkspur when about half the flowers on the stem are completely open.
Drying Hang Larkspur upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place.
Uses Larkspur is a excellent dried flower by itself or as a dried flower accent.
Comments Larkspur is my personal favorite of all the dried flowers.
Notes Often errantly referred to as the dried flower delphinium.
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