Plant Care Canyon Larkspur

Canyon Larkspur

Also known as

canyon larkspur, red larkspur, orange larkspur and canyon delphinium


Delphinium nudicaule

How to care for Canyon Larkspur


How often to water your Canyon Larkspur

Water needs for Canyon Larkspur
0.5 cups
every 9

Canyon Larkspur needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Canyon Larkspur in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canyon Larkspur: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canyon Larkspur love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Canyon Larkspur does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canyon Larkspur in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Canyon Larkspur

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canyon Larkspur: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canyon Larkspur after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Canyon Larkspur

Canyon Larkspur

Canyon Larkspur

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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