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Tall Larkspur

Botanical Name
Delphinium exaltatum
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
3 to 5 feet
Width
1 to 2 feet
Flowers
Summer: showy, blue spurred flowers along a loose spike
Light
Full to part sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Taller plants may require require support
  • Benefits from afternoon shade in hot, humid summer climates
  • Deadheading may encourage additional bloom
  • Attracts butterflies, bees and hummingbirds
  • Good cut flower
Problems
Powdery mildew, botrytis blight, leaf spot, crown rot

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