Larkspur: American Flag

Larkspur: American Flag - Seeds & Bulbs

American Flag
(Consilida ambigua)

The Bodger Seed Co. of El Monte, Ca First planted a 17 acre field of red, white and blue larkspur in the shape of the American flag in 1942 after Pearl Harbor was attacked. In 2002, as a gift to the city of Lompoc, Ca, they have recreated this tradition to pay tribute to the heroes and victims of September 11th, 2001. In most areas, this larkspur blend will bloom around flag day. This packet is also dedicated to those heroes and victims of September 11, 2001.

Average Count: 750 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Spring to Summer
Height: 3' to 5'
Exposure: Full Sun
When to Sow Outside: Early Spring, as soon as the soil can be worked (2 to 3 weeks before last frost.)
When to Sow Inside: 6 to 8 weeks before last frost.
Seed Depth: 1/4"
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 10 - 15
Thinning: When 3" tall thin to 1' to 2' apart

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