Chinese Delphinium (Delphinium grandiflorum) in the Delphiniums Database

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Chinese Delphinium
Give a thumbs up Siberian Larkspur

Botanical names:
Delphinium grandiflorum Accepted
Delphinium chinense Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 25-40 cm
Plant Spread: 25-30 cm
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: It might happen you get white flowers, it's a natural variation
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Seeds
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds very thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Bumblebee on delphinium

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Untitled by growitall Jun 18, 2014 11:05 PM 1
Blue flower ID. by PlantMatt Jun 3, 2019 9:21 PM 3
larkspur or delphinium? by molanic Jan 27, 2017 9:46 PM 5
Is this an Aconitum? by mrperrier May 29, 2016 8:26 AM 29
Most, the same leaves , buds etc. by jenniferatemple Nov 23, 2015 7:47 PM 10
Untitled by glengarry23 May 1, 2016 9:15 AM 1,994
Lovely blue blooms by piksihk Oct 7, 2014 7:38 PM 2
blue volunteer by dorab Jul 24, 2013 10:58 PM 8
Groundcover companion plants for roses by zuzu Jul 25, 2013 3:59 PM 37
are delphiniums pereninial? by Frillylily Aug 13, 2013 1:45 AM 53
Favourite perennials in my Canadian garden by SunnyBorders Jan 14, 2020 10:13 AM 1,164

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