Rocket Larkspur Seeds (Delphinium consolida)

Packet of 1,500 Seeds
Sale price $2.95 Regular price $3.50

Single Packet of 1,500 Seeds

This seed packet measures 3.25″ wide by 4.50" tall and includes a clear & colorful illustration on the front. It also includes detailed seed sowing instructions on the reverse side as well. All seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO products and are intended for the current and the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and are constantly moved out due to popularity.

Product Description

Grow Imperial Mixed, Rocket Larkspur from fresh Delphinium consolida flower seeds. Rocket Larkspur, Imperial Mixture consists of a several colors including, pink, blue, lavender, rose and white. The plants themselves grow to a mature height of about 12 to 36 inches tall. Each stem produces rows of fluffy blooms that are roughly 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter.

Categorized as an annual flowering plant, Rocket Larkspur will grow quickly, bloom profusely and later die with the first killing frost. Rocket Larkspur is known as a generous re-seeder, and will more than likely establish the following year from seeds that drop to the bare ground beneath. This colorful mixture is also known to bring in an array of beneficial insects as well, such as butterflies, bumblebees, hummingbirds & ladybugs.

These attractive plants can be used in many floral arrangements and bouquets as it makes an excellent cut flower. Because they grow to a taller height, they are best used along fences, walls & in the back of borders.

Sowing The Seed

Rocket Larkspur seeds are best sown directly outdoors in the garden, when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. Begin by removing all unwanted plant life from the sowing area. Turn the dirt, or place new dirt in this area. Scatter the seed to the surface of the soil, covering thinly with about 1/16" of topsoil.

Growing Conditions

Rocket Larkspur enjoys an area of full sunlight for the majority of the day, with temperatures around 60F or above. The soil should be kept moist, however it will also need to be kept well drained as well. Adding a light compost to any area that consists of hard, compact soil will increase drainage. Water the seeds daily so that the soil is moist until germination has occurred.

Germination & Growth

Your Rocket Larkspur seeds will begin to germinate within 14 to 21 days after sowing. the plants themselves will reach a mature height of 12 to 36 inches tall and can be spaced about 12 to 18 inches apart from one another. Once established, the plants will produce attractive, fluffy blooms in shades of pink, blue, lavender, rose and white. Each Flower is about 1 to 1.5 inches in diameter.

Our Promise

We promise to never knowingly carry or sell GMO based seed products. All seeds sold through Seed Needs are Non-GMO products and the vast majority seeds are produced from open pollinated plants. (A very low number of our seed products are F1 hybrids) Our seed stock is stored in a temperature controlled facility and our products are constantly moved out due to popularity. Each and every packet is intended for the current and the following growing season and will not be marked with an expiration date.

If you are to store your seeds for successful growth in the following year, we recommend placing the packets in an airtight ziplock bag. Place your seeds in a cool, dark and dry area of the home, such as a basement where they are kept at room temperature or below.

Our Guarantee

It is our goal to make you a happy customer! If you experience any problems with your seeds such as germination issues, we will replace or refund any seed product within 180 days of your purchase date. Please contact us directly for a resolution to any problems that you are having with our products.

Question: When should I sow these seeds?
Answer: This is something you must research for your specific region. We offer a ton of helpful articles in our Blog that explain in depth how to successfully grow the seeds within our shop. All of our product pages have useful information on sowing as well.

Question: What is the size of this packet?
Answer: Our traditional packages are 3.25" wide, by 4.50" tall. Some of our larger packages of Corn, Beans and Peas will be 4" wide by 4.675" tall, and our Wildflower packages containing bulk seeds are usually 4.50" wide by 6.45" inches tall.

Question: Are your seeds heirloom?
Answer: In short yes, a vast majority of the plant varieties we carry are heirloom. Heirlooms are varieties that have been passed down for generations.

Question: Are your seeds GMO?
Answer: No, we promise to never knowingly carry or supply any GMO based seed products and steer clear of seed producers from major GMO companies, such as Monsanto.

Question: Are your seeds Organic?
Answer: No, at this time we do not sell organic seeds.

Question: How long will shipping take?
Answer: This can sometimes depend on the size of your order, however 95% of our orders will ship within 24 to 48 hours. All orders ship First Class by default and can take 2 - 5 business days to arrive. Orders placed on a Friday may not ship until the following Monday.

Question: What if my seeds don't grow?
Answer: If you experience any problems with our seed products, contact us within 180 days of your purchase date for a resolution.

Question: Do the packages have sowing instructions on them?
Answer: Yes, all of our seed packets have detailed sowing information on the reverse side as well as a QR code that leads to the original product page here on our website.

Question: Why is there no expiration date on your seed packages?
Answer: Our seeds are contained within a temperature controlled facility in airtight containers. When we ship our seed products to customers, we fill a small portion of packets that sell on a weekly basis. We do not print an expiration date on the packets since the large majority of seeds technically do not expire for long periods of time, IF they are stored in the proper conditions. If you plan to store or save your seeds for the following year, we suggest placing them in a ziplock bag, later storing them in a dark, cool and dry area of the home.

Question: Can I receive a catalog in the mail?
Answer: At this time, we are focused on remaining solely online. We do not send paper catalogs in an effort to save more trees, as well as keep our prices low.

Question: I did not receive an invoice for my order.
Answer: We do not send paper invoices with our orders since the invoice can be viewed online with your Seed Needs account. You will also receive an invoice / order confirmation through email.

Question: What is the difference between a hybrid variety and a GMO based seed product.
Answer: Hybrids are a NATURAL process of cross pollinating two species, thus producing a first generation hybrid (F1.) For example: Mixing a red, double blooming, single stem sunflower, with a yellow, multi branching sunflower might result in a orange-red, double blooming, multibranching plant.

GMO based seed products are a completely different and unatural process of gene splicing in a laboratory. The process entails the introduction of a separate biological kingdom, such as a bacteria, or a pesticide. This bacteria or pesticide is then eaten directly by the consumer when the crops reach maturity. (BAD NEWS)

Question: Can you ship these seeds overseas?
Answer: At this time we only ship within the United States and Canada.