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Doubtful Knight's Spur Seed

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100 Organic Doubtful Knights Spur Seeds [approx]

Name: Doubtful Knight's Spur

Latin Name: Consolida ajacis

Plant Type: Annual

Description: Doubtful Knight's Spur, also known as Giant Larkspur, produces purple/blue flowers that are very beneficial to bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It also makes a lovely cut flower. It can grow up to 1 metre in height.

Germination Rate: 89%

Seed Origin: Netherlands

Sowing: April to May…..September to October

Flowering: June to August

How To Grow Consolida ajacis from Seed: Using seedling modules or small pots, sow 2 seeds in each cell/pot. When the seedlings establish, leave only the strongest one in each cell/pot. Germination can take 2 to 3 weeks. Transplant outside when frost risk has passed. Give each plant 20cm of space.

Alternatively, plant directly in the garden in late Spring/early Summer or in Autumn. Autumn sown seeds will flower in the following year.

Consolida ajacis can grow up to 1 metre in height. Its blossoms are highly attractive to bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It makes a lovely cut flower.