Annuals forum→Do you think larkspur will flower in a 10" pot? Has Anyone tried it?

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Name: Paula Benyei
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Turbosaurus
May 22, 2020 11:33 AM CST
I have some containers that need something tall and I have left over larkspur seedlings in paper pots. Do you think they'd flower in a container?

I'm running out of sunny garden space. I can always give them to my garden buddies and figure out something else for the containers.
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Name: Karen
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kqcrna
May 24, 2020 5:49 AM CST
I don't know. Never tried that. But mine get to be 5' tall or more. You'd need a big pot!

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May 25, 2020 4:46 PM CST
Once in a while they come up in a pot around here , they do survive but are less tall by about 30% , may have to do with the long tap root.
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Name: Paula Benyei
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Turbosaurus
Jun 21, 2020 1:51 PM CST
They will flower in a 10" pot, and I know this because I got very busy and never transplanted my paper seedling pots. While the poor things are very sad looking they are budding in 2" diameter 6" deep newspaper cylinders
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