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Delphinium patens

Common name spreading larkspur; zigzag larkspur
Family ranunculaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers blue (late spring-summer)
Size 8-20"
Light part shade
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Native to grassy areas in California's coastal mountain ranges. The flowers have upward-pointing spurs.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from HPS/MAG '09/'10 trade. Baggy 70F (82%G, 5-12d)

Much smaller seed than most delphiniums. Allow leaves to develop in baggy before transplanting.

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