Cut Flower Seeds from Sow Seeds Ltd
Larkspur Sublime Mixed has tall airy spires of double bloom flowers and comes in a range colours from dark purple to lilac, light pink to cerise and creamy white colour. A perfect cut flower for either contemporary or country cottage flower arrangements with a long vase life & it makes an excellent dried flower too.
Larkspur is also known as Annual Delphinium or Consolida ajacis. They look fantastic in the garden as they give height to the back of borders with their lofty 90-120cm sturdy stems and compliment many other flower types such as daisy-like Cosmos, Zinnias or feathery Ammi majus 'Graceland'.
Larkspur Sublime Mixed is a hardy annual that's seed requires a cold period of 6 weeks below 10degc in order to break its dormancy and so encourage good germination. This can be done easily by either sowing the seed in the previous autumn, or sowing seed in a tray in unheated greenhouse below 10°C or by freezing the seed for 2 weeks before sowing in spring.
Larkspur Sublime Mixed makes a beautiful flower for the garden and comes in a lovely mixture of colours to suit different moods and themes and can be enjoyed in the house either as a fresh cut flower or a dried one too.
Larkspur Sublime Mixed Cut Flower Information
|Seed Quantity:||Approx. 180 seeds per pack.|
|When to Sow:||March-April or August-September for overwintering.|
|Site Conditions:||Prefers a moist, well-drained soil in full sun|
|How to Sow:||Either direct sow seed outside (August-September) 3mm deep in rows 20cm apart or freeze seed for 2 weeks before direct sowing in spring (March-April). When seedlings large enough to handle thin to 20cm apart. Seed can be sown into trays of compost August-September ones should be kept in unheated greenhouse over winter and spring (March-April) sown seed should be frozen for 2 weeks before sowing. When seedlings are large enough 'pot on' and once established 'harden off' for a week before planting out.|
|Care:||Will require staking or support|
|Flower:||August-September sowings will flower following year early July onwards, spring sowings will be late July until October. Regularly picking and deadheading will encourage a longer flowering period. For fresh flowers cut when 1/3 of flowers open, for dried flowers cut when all flowers are open and hang upside down in a warm dry place.|
When to Sow Larkspur Sublime Mixed Cut Flower Seeds
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