Secrets of Drying Larkspur For a Magical Ingredient In Your Next Everlasting Flower Arrangement

Summary

Fierceblooms shares her top tips on drying larkspur and keeping its colour so you can use it outside of summer in everlasting dried florals.
Larkspur is the perfect everlasting flower. There is colour along the entire length of the stem but how easy are they to dry? To look at them you’d think they’d be too delicate to dry successfully.

And after all the skill and time you’ve spent growing your flowers, if you’re like me, you want to avoid cutting and then end up not drying your larkspur properly.

Larkspur, is essentially a spike in shape, although it’s soft flowers make it feel less of a spike than others. A quintessential cottage flower for floral arrangements with its very distinctive cool blue and purple colour palette, it also is ideal for everlastings, with the petals perfect for natural confetti. In this video I share my top tips on drying larkspur and keeping its colour so you can use it outside its normal season in your everlasting dried florals.

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