Larkspur culture

Warm, very sensitive to the winds, so they are placed in safe environments.

Plant characteristics Larkspur

Herbaceous, perennial, rhizomatous pubescent, with a sturdy stem from 0.50 to 1.80 m in height. Leaves petiolate, palmatipartidas, gray-green. Flowers white, pink, lilac or blue for 2 to 3cm single or double, arranged in simple clusters of 10 to 30cm, sometimes a little branched in the lower, long curved spur. It reproduces by seed sown in early spring in the darkness and division of roots and branches.

Land for the plant Larkspur

Must be fertile, well drained with pH neutral or slightly alkaline.

Uses of the plant Larkspur

Interestingly, its presence in attractive flowerbeds at flowering and height. Are planted at a distance of approximately 40cm.

Care and cultivation of Larkspur

Generally, it has a major bloom in late spring, which may extend into a second lower quality if you cut the flower stalk. Sometimes tutors are placed to hold the flower stem and prevent tipping with the winds.Are pruned in the fall, are sensitive to transplants and should be fertilized regularly. During the period of rest, space irrigation. They are sensitive to attack by powdery mildew and other fungi, aphids, snails and slugs, as well as bacteria and viruses.


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