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Delphinium carolinianum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
del-FIN-ee-um kair-oh-lin-ee-AY-num
Description

Carolina Larkspur is a native pernnial wildflower 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#wildlife plant#native perennial#nectar plant#rabbit resistant#NC native#deer resistant#nectar plant late spring#butterfly friendly#nectar plant early summer#nectar plant mid-spring#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#hummingbirds#wildlife plant#native perennial#nectar plant#rabbit resistant#NC native#deer resistant#nectar plant late spring#butterfly friendly#nectar plant early summer#nectar plant mid-spring#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Delphinium
    Species:
    carolinianum
    Family:
    Ranunculaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Central and southeastern U.S.A.
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 8 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Blue-violet flowers appear mid-spring to early summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Pollinator Garden
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Rabbits
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses