Larkspur for sale online
Larkspur for sale online to grow lush flowers that will bloom in a myriad of beautiful colours, bringing your garden to life. Larkspur, or Delphinium consolida, are much loved for their incredible diversity of vibrant and attractive flowers. From small dwarf varieties that are less than 40 cm high, to plants which can grow up to 2 m tall and sport considerable flowers in blue, purple, pink, red, yellow and white. With over 1100 different cultivars, Delphinium is available in all shapes and sizes. This hardy garden plant blooms from late spring until early summer and is very popular with butterflies who will frequently visit it. Whether planted in a border, a cutting garden, cottage garden, city garden or even a wild garden; there are so many ways to enjoy the different varieties and colours of this plant. Buy larkspur online in our webshop today.
Sowing and planting larkspur
The best time for sowing and planting larkspur is the months of March and April. Preferably position it in a sunny spot sheltered from the wind. Additionally, it is essential that this robust bloomer be regularly maintained to obtain the most from its colourful flowers. Fertilise your plants during flowering and reshape it every two years. For it to thrive and reach its full potential, this plant will need to draw a lot of nutrients from the soil. Tip: Snails are very fond of this plant, so place a copper ring around your Delphinium as this will help prevent them being eaten. Larkspur also makes an excellent cut flower, so why not pick a bunch and create a beautiful display in a vase.
Pruning larkspur is not necessary at all. Just remember to remove your faded flower stems, and you will stimulate a second round of flowering. After a subsequent series of blooms, it is advisable to remove your faded stems once again.