Plant ID forum: Delphinium "Blue Elf"

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Name: Lee Anne Stark
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threegardeners
Oct 14, 2011 3:15 PM CST
Was wanting to add this to the database. Got looking at others and am thinking maybe it's a Larkspur "Blue Elf".
Was tagged delphinium but you never know with some garden centres.

Anybody familiar with it and can tell me which?


Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 14, 2011 3:25 PM CST
hmm ... Looks like Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly' to me:

Dwarf Chinese Delphinium (Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly')

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Name: Lee Anne Stark
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
Perpetually happy!
Forum moderator Tip Photographer I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Critters Allowed Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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threegardeners
Oct 14, 2011 3:32 PM CST
I'm kinda hoping it's this heirloom and I can add a new one..
http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/delphinium-blue-elf-blauer-...
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Oct 14, 2011 3:42 PM CST
Could be, how tall is your plant? 'Blue Elf' is a dwarf of @ 12" in height:

http://www.landscapingcalgary.org/Perfect-Perennials.html
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Oct 14, 2011 3:43 PM CST
Lee Anne: Why not post over on the Plant ID Forum and see if anyone recognizes it?
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Name: Lee Anne Stark
Brockville, Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
Perpetually happy!
Forum moderator Tip Photographer I helped plan and beta test the plant database. Critters Allowed Cottage Gardener I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Keeps Goats Keeper of Poultry Frogs and Toads Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian
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threegardeners
Oct 14, 2011 3:44 PM CST
yup...mine's only about a foot high.

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