Plant Care Rocket Larkspur

Rocket Larkspur

Also known as

Larkspur, Larkspur, Doubtful knight's spur and Rocket larkspur


Consolida ajacis

How to care for Rocket Larkspur


How often to water your Rocket Larkspur

Water needs for Rocket Larkspur
0.5 cups
every 9

Rocket 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 Larkspur in your home

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

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

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

Rocket Larkspur does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Rocket Larkspur

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rocket 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 Rocket Larkspur after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Rocket Larkspur is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Rocket Larkspur

Rocket 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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