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Consolida ajacis
Consolida ajacis

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Zone
Zones 1-24
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate
Toxicity
All parts, especially seeds, are poisonous if ingested.

Consolida ajacis

Larkspur, Annual Delphinum
Ranunculaceae
Annuals

Native to southern Europe. Upright plants grow to 1–4 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide, with deeply cut, almost ferny leaves. Blossom spikes densely set with 1–1 1/2-in.- wide flowers (most are double) in white or shades of blue, lilac, pink, rose, salmon, carmine; there are also blue-and-white bicolors. Best bloom comes in cooler spring and early summer months. Giant Imperial strain has many 4-ft., compactly placed vertical stalks. Regal strain has 4-ft. base-branching stems, thick spikes of large flowers similar to perennial delphiniums. Super Imperial strain is base branching, has large flowers in 1 1/2 -ft. cone-shaped spikes.

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