Larkspur, Rocket


Consolida ajacis

Minimum: 200+ seeds

Introducing Rocket Larkspur (Consolida ajacis), an elegant and vibrant annual prized for its tall spikes of colorful blooms and graceful presence in the garden. With its towering flower spikes adorned with densely-packed blossoms in shades of blue, purple, pink, and white, Rocket Larkspur adds vertical interest and a splash of color to borders, cottage gardens, and cutting gardens. Whether used as a backdrop in mixed borders or as a focal point in floral arrangements, Rocket Larkspur captivates with its beauty, versatility, and ease of cultivation, making it a beloved choice for gardeners seeking to create enchanting displays that evoke the charm of old-fashioned cottage gardens.

Key Features:

  1. Tall Flower Spikes: Rocket Larkspur is characterized by its tall, slender flower spikes that rise above the foliage, reaching heights of up to 3 feet or more. These majestic spikes are adorned with densely-packed flowers arranged in a vertical gradient of colors, creating a stunning visual display in the garden.

  2. Colorful Blooms: The blossoms of Rocket Larkspur come in a range of captivating hues, including shades of blue, purple, pink, and white. These vibrant colors add depth and dimension to garden beds, borders, and floral arrangements, lending a sense of whimsy and romance to any outdoor space.

  3. Easy to Grow: Rocket Larkspur is a low-maintenance annual that is easy to grow from seed. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, making it suitable for a wide range of garden settings. With minimal care, Rocket Larkspur quickly establishes itself and rewards gardeners with a profusion of blooms throughout the growing season.

  4. Long-lasting Cut Flowers: The tall spikes of Rocket Larkspur make excellent cut flowers, ideal for floral arrangements and bouquets. Their sturdy stems and long-lasting blooms add height and drama to floral designs, making them popular choices for weddings, special occasions, and everyday arrangements.

  5. Attracts Pollinators: The nectar-rich flowers of Rocket Larkspur attract a variety of pollinators, including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. By providing a vital food source for these beneficial insects, Rocket Larkspur contributes to ecosystem health and biodiversity in the garden.


  • Botanical Name: Consolida ajacis
  • Plant Type: Annual
  • Height: 24-36 inches
  • Spread: 12-18 inches
  • Growth Habit: Upright, vertical
  • Sunlight: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Hardiness Zones: 2-11 (USDA)


  • Vertical Interest: Rocket Larkspur's tall flower spikes add vertical interest and structure to garden beds, borders, and floral arrangements, creating a striking focal point in the landscape.

  • Colorful Blooms: The vibrant hues of Rocket Larkspur's blossoms enhance the beauty of garden displays, adding depth, texture, and a touch of whimsy to outdoor spaces.

  • Easy to Grow: Low-maintenance and adaptable, Rocket Larkspur is easy to grow from seed and thrives in a variety of garden settings, making it suitable for both novice and experienced gardeners.

  • Long-lasting Cut Flowers: Rocket Larkspur's sturdy stems and long-lasting blooms make it a popular choice for cut flower arrangements, providing gardeners with an abundant supply of fresh blooms for floral designs and bouquets.

  • Pollinator Attraction: The nectar-rich flowers of Rocket Larkspur attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, supporting pollinator populations and promoting biodiversity in the garden.

Create Enchanting Garden Displays with Rocket Larkspur (Consolida ajacis):

Elevate your garden with the beauty and grace of Rocket Larkspur. Whether planted in borders, cottage gardens, or cutting gardens, Rocket Larkspur adds vertical interest, vibrant color, and pollinator attraction to outdoor spaces, creating enchanting displays that evoke the charm of old-fashioned cottage gardens. Embrace the elegance and versatility of Rocket Larkspur and transform your garden into a blooming oasis of beauty and romance.