Scientific Name: Consolida
Common Name: larkspur
Family Name: Ranunculaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering cut plant
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit
Exposure: Full sun, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Dissected, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Trifoliate (ternate), Biternate, Oblong, Incised
Flowers: Raceme, White, Blue, Violet, Pink, Jul-Aug
Fruit: Follicle
Key ID Features:
Leaves multifid (highly dissected and incised); florets loosely arranged in racemes or less commonly panicles (compare the dense single raceme found in delphinium).