Scientific Name : Delphinium x hybrida
Common Name : Larkspur
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -20°F (-29°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer
Plant Habit : Upright
Characteristics : Frost Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)
Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : The color is unique in Delphinium. Flowers can be used as cut flowers or enjoyed in the garden. This variety is a sterile hybrid that will not reseed in the garden.
Idea & Tips : Plant in a sunny location. Protect from high winds. Remove spent flower stems to encourage new flowers.
: Exciting breakthrough in hybridization!
- Delphinium ‘Red Lark’ brings a strong coral-red color to the genus.
- Flowers can be used as cut flowers or enjoyed in the garden.
- This variety is a sterile hybrid that will not reseed.
- No staking needed.
Protection Information : EU PBRAF; PP29,761
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
Nights: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C) Days: 60 to 70°F (16 to 21°C)
5,000 to 8,000
Long day facultative
Allow media to dry moderately between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
PGRs generally not needed
Watch for typical pests such as thrips, white fly, spider mites and aphids.
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