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Welcome to Country Garden Seeds! Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife? Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your garden wildlife will love too. Here are some beautiful and easy plants for you to grow.
In October you can sow a batch of Hardy Annuals such as Sweet Peas which will grow to form sturdy young plants before winter sets in. Perennials and Wildflowers can also be sown now.

Larkspur 'Dark Blue'

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Larkspur 'Dark Blue' Seeds

Larkspur 'Dark Blue' has spires of deep ble/purple double flowers on long branching stems. From an autumn sowing Larkspur produces sturdy plants and flowers early the following year. They can also be sown in succession in spring to give for the longest flowering period. If you are growing flowers for cutting then I suggest you sow in March and May too.

If you love Delphiniums then you'll love these! Larkspur are annual Delphiniums.

Larkspur seed germinates best with a period of cold stratification. You'll find a simple explanation of how to do this on the Blog. Annual Larkspur are extremely hardy... they are classic country garden plants. Their dramatic flowers are good in your borders, for cut flowers and for drying to make confetti. In fact some people say that Larkspur makes the best confetti!

Genus Consolida
Variety 'Dark Blue'
Plant Type Hardy Annual
Height and Spread 90-120cm x 30-45cm ( 3-4 feet tall x 12-18 inches)
Sow Seeds Sow indoors in February/March. Sow outdoors in April/May thern again in autumn, September/October. Larkspur usually takes 20 to 22 weeks from seed to flower ** Seeds need cold stratification before sowing.**
Thin/Plant Out Allow 45cm (18 inches) between plants.
Conditions Required Prefers moist but well drained soil in full sun. Provide netting support stretched horizontally to keep plants upright or the stems will bend.
Flower Production Beautiful dark blue to purple flowers produced from May to September.
Picking Pick Larkspur early in the morning, remove most of the leaves and stand them in deep water for a few hours before arranging. Lasts 10 days in a vase.
Planting Combinations Larkspur is one of the best annual flowers you can grow. You will be amazed at how gorgeous these flowers are and how talented you are for growing them! They grow particularly well with other tall Larkspur, Ammi and Dill.

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