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Delphinium 'Pure White'

Pure White Larkspur

Larkspur

Comments

Low mounds of dark green foliage produce tall sturdy stems covered in semi-double bright white flowers; blooms from early to mid summer; a great addition to borders, beds or patio containers; lovely grouped together in fresh-cut bouquets

Description

Low mounds of dark green foliage produce tall sturdy stems covered in semi-double bright white flowers; blooms from early to mid summer; a great addition to borders, beds or patio containers; lovely grouped together in fresh-cut bouquets

Landscape Attributes

Pure White Larkspur is an herbaceous perennial with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Pure White Larkspur is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Vertical Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Pure White Larkspur will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity extending to 5 feet tall with the flowers, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 12 inches apart. It tends to be leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and should be underplanted with lower-growing perennials. The flower stalks can be weak and so it may require staking in exposed sites or excessively rich soils. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet (5 feet with the flowers)

18 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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