Delphinium carolinianum

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 

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Carolina Larkspur, Prairie Larkspur


Plant Specifics

Size:3-4 (6) ft tall by 1.5-2 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Blue, white, purple
Phenology:Blooms in spring and goes dormant in summer.
Habitats:Prairies, rocky glades


Recommended Uses:Wildflower gardens.
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil/Substrate:Clay, Loam, Sand