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Directory of Wildflowers

Spring Larkspur
Delphinium tricorne

Flowers of Spring Larkspur
Flowers of Spring Larkspur

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Missouri
Ohio
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Blue
Purple
 
Bloom Season
April - May
 

Features

Blue or purple spurred flowers in a loose cluster; deeply divided leaves.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; soil needs to be consistently moist.

Notes

Found in rich woods.