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Rocket Larkspur
Delphinium ajacis*


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About Rocket Larkspur (Delphinium ajacis*)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Blue to purple, pink and white
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Tall spike covered with spurred flowers
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Rocket Larkspur's native range?
  Indigenous To: Europe
Where Rocket Larkspur is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-9
  States:
How to grow Rocket Larkspur (Delphinium ajacis*)
  Soil preference: Needs plenty of moisture with well-draining conditions.
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Above average but well-drained.
  Instructions: This wild delphinium needs plenty of moisture, yet the area must be well-drained. It's easier to grow in western regions, but with some care it can do well almost anywhere. Plant the seed in spring or fall. The flower stalks of this species are mainstays in the dried flower trade, so you might want to dry some of yours for permanent arrangements.

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