Dwarf Larkspur

Common Name: Dwarf Larkspur

Scientific Name: Delphinium tricorne

Family: Ranunculaceae

Habitat: Woodlands, Thickets, Ravines, Meadows

Native: Yes

Life Cycle: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring, Summer

Height: Up to 3 feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Soil: Moist, Well drained

Pollinators: Birds

Other: Highly poisonous 

Description: Dwarf Larkspur is a native perennial that grows most abundantly in moist forests, deep thickets, and ravines. Known by its delicate violet flowers and its tubular shape, Dwarf Larkspur makes a lovely addition to any woodland or native garden. Beware! Although Dwarf Larkspur is beautiful to behold, it is highly poisonous to humans.