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Larkspur 'Misty Lavender '

Delphinium consolida ajacis

 

Unique, pearly gray-lavender blooms. Tall Florist Type Larkspur

Exquisite smokey, dark lavender grey spires will give your floral arrangements a real touch of class. Larkspur ‘Misty Lavender’ has an excellent vase life and you can even turn it into natural confetti.

Absolutely stunning in the garden, it mixes well with so many colors.

Features tall spires of 1 1/2–1 3/4", dense florets on 9–12" flower spikes. Plants produce double blooms with a small percentage of singles.

 

Details:

Plant Life Cycle: Hardy annual

Site : Full sun

Height: 36-48"

Days to Germinate: 14-21 days at 55 F

Days to maturity: 110-120 days

Sow: 1/8" deep

Plant spacing : 6-9"

Approx seeds per packet: 50
 

How to Grow:

Direct seed (recommended) - ¼" deep (darkness is required for germination) in early spring for summer bloom or in fall for bloom the following year. Seeds do not germinate well when soil temperatures are above 55°F (13°C).

Transplant -

Sow into 72 cell plug flats, 5-7 weeks before planting out until ready to plant outside. Larkspur performs better at cool temperatures

 

Harvest:

For the longest vase life cut when 1/3 of the blooms are open. Larkspur can also be dried and used to make natural confetti.
To dry, let all but the top three to four flowers open, then pick and hang upside down in a dry place out of bright light for 2-3 weeks.

For fresh flowers, place straight into buckets of clean fresh water and leave them to rest for at least a few hours, this is called conditioning.

 

Vase Life :

With a proper care and handloing wil last for 5-7 days

Larkspur 'Misty Lavender '

4,95$Preis
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