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Consolida ajacis

Family: Ranunculaceae

Common name: LARKSPUR

Synonym: Consolida ambigua

Native to: Mediterranean

Sentiment: lightness

Plant

Type: annual

Form: erect

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 4 feet

Flower

magenta/purple

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird, hummingbird

Bird species attracted to plant: finch, hummingbird, oriole, warbler

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: toxic

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil types: clay, loam, sandy, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +20 to above +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, regular