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Consolida species/Larkspur

Consolida species / Consolida species
Spring flowers
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Spring flowers

Close-up of flower spikes

Darker colored flowers

Several colors of flowers

Nice contrast of flower colors

More flowers

White hybrids grown for cut flowers

Grown for cut flowers

A heavy flowering white cultivar

Spring flowers

Volunteer plants from self-seeding

An example of a raised bed where larkspur will grow well

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Scientific Name: Consolida species
Common Name: Larkspur
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Annuals for the Cool or Cold Season
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Spike-like recemes of blue, white, purple or pink flowers in spring in south and summer farther north. A favorite for gardens having a yester-year theme and cottage gardens. Self seeds nicely. Plant seeds of larkspur in November. Excellent cutflower.