- Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 24 - 30 Inches
- Mature Spread 15 - 18 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
- Use As A Thriller In Containers
What could be better than your favorite dreamy cottage garden flower in a truly unique color selection? Red Lark Larkspur delivers the romantic and dreamy feel of your favorite delphinium flower but in a distinctive coral-red color. These double flowers in luscious coral-red can reach up to 2.5 feet tall and make excellent cut flowers. Red Lark Larkspur requires no additional staking to keep its beautiful upright habit. Blooming from early summer to early fall, this garden perennial is a sterile hybrid that will not reseed and spread.
Red Lark Larkspur is deer resistant and rabbit resistant. The plant is an excellent choice for mass plantings in cut-flower gardens or cottage gardens. Red Lark Larkspur can be used as a garden specimen plant or focal point with its dazzling color and tall double flowers. Native to Eastern North America, Red Lark Larkspur thrives in cooler climates.
Red Lark Larkspur Care
Choose a location with full sun or part shade for your Red Lark Larkspur. Full sun helps prevent the plant from developing powdery mildew. Red Lark Larkspur prefers rich, well-drained soil with a more basic pH. The plant is hardy in zone 5-8 and is frost tolerant. Red Lark Larkspur has medium water needs; water thoroughly when the soil is dry and check the soil regularly for moisture content. Larkspur is considered a heavy feeder and will benefit from a fertilizer application once a month through the growing season.
Red Lark Larkspur will benefit from regular deadheading. Remove spent flower stems to encourage new growth and new flowers. Red Lark Larkspur does not require any heavy pruning; plants can be left to die back naturally after a hard freeze or can be cut back for a tidier garden appearance.
Red Lark Larkspur Spacing
Red Lark Larkspur will reach up to 24 - 30 inches in height with a spread of 18 inches. Space plants 18 - 24 inches apart.
Red Lark Larkspur Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 24 - 30 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 15 - 18 Inches|
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Red|
|Flower Description: Bright Coral Red Flowers|
|Bloom Period: Summer|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Tolerates: Heat, Drought|
|Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Container Role: Thriller|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance|
|Brand: Plants That Work|
|Common Name: Red Lark Larkspur|
|Scientific Name: Delphinium 'Red Lark'|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.