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Larkspur (Delphinium) - 50 Plants $44.99

Larkspur (Delphinium) - 50 Plants $44.99

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Larkspur (Delphinium)

 

Larkspur (Delphinium), a captivating genus of flowering plants, is renowned for its tall, elegant spikes of colorful blossoms that grace gardens and landscapes worldwide. Delphiniums belong to the family Ranunculaceae and are known for their exquisite, spurred flowers that resemble a dolphin's nose, which is how they earned their scientific name derived from the Greek word "delphis," meaning dolphin.

These perennial plants are native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, with the majority found in North America and Eurasia. They thrive in various environments, including meadows, woodlands, and alpine areas, adapting to different growing conditions.

They arrive in a vast display of stunning colors, including shades of blue, purple, pink, white, and even yellow. These vibrant blossoms are characterized by their prominent central spur and a ring of smaller petals, creating a unique and eye-catching flower shape. They can reach impressive heights, with some varieties soaring up to 6 feet (2 meters) or more, making them a striking focal point in gardens and floral arrangements.

 

Larkspur (Delphinium) Is Loved For Its Beauty

 

Gardening enthusiasts appreciate them for their beauty and versatility. They are commonly used in cottage gardens, borders, and cut flower gardens, where their tall, graceful spikes add drama and elegance. However, it's essential to note that Larkspurs possess alkaloids that can be harmful if ingested, so caution should be exercised in households with pets and small children.

In addition to their aesthetic appeal, larkspurs have historical and symbolic significance. In Victorian floriography, they represented an open heart and ardent attachment. Larkspur were often used to convey love and affection through floral arrangements.

Larkspurs typically bloom in the late spring to early summer, creating a stunning display of color in the garden. With their rich history, diverse varieties, and striking appearance, they are cherished by gardeners and floral enthusiasts alike, adding a touch of elegance and charm to outdoor spaces and bouquets.

 

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My flower roots came in plastic bags with writing on them I couldnt read