They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
Lark Spur can make any place look good
Botanical Latin Name: Delphinium consolida
Common Name: Lark Spur
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness Zones: 5-10
Mature Height: 1-3 ft.
Spread 6-12 in.
Spacing: 6-8 in.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Flowering Time: Early
How Long It Flowers: Spring and Summer
Flower Color: Variety of colors: white, pink, lavender, purple, blue
Soil Requirements: Rich, moist soil that is well-drained. Never let them sit in standing water.
Pruning: Cut or pull off dead flower heads. Prune back to the ground in late fall after seed pods have dried.
Flower Form: These beautiful flowers grow in clusters and are excellent additions to any garden. They come in a variety of colors, but blue is most common.
Lark Spur looks like a dolphin with clusters of flowers
The flowers bloom in vertical clusters at the end of the stalk and form a spur. The group is said to resemble a dolphin, hence the Latin name Delphinium. Usually, they consist of five irregular shaped petals that have a hollow center where the flowered spur sits. The long stem is smooth and rigid with grey-green leaves that branch out from the stem. The seeds are used for medicinal properties and also as an insecticide.
Lark Spur is a very pretty looking perennial plant
The plant prefers mesic or slightly drier types of soils. The plant is known for it a beautiful purple flower that blooms in the spring months. This plant also has lovely green leaves that compliment the flower. This is an excellent plant for any home or flowerbed.