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Delphinium cardinale * Scarlet Larkspur

Delpinium cardinale is a tall perennial with red flowers growing up to 6 feet tall. The Scarlet Larkspur is native to the Chaparral community in the coastal ranges of California south of Monterey. Delpinium cardinale grows on north, west or east exposures often on shale. The Scarlet Larkspur blooms from late Spring into Summer. Delpinium cardinale blooms from late Spring into Summer. Delpinium cardinale attracts hummingbirds Delpinium cardinale grows in full sun or open shade. Delpinium cardinale attracts hummingbirds. Delpinium cardinale is Summer deciduous and requires good drainage and a dry period during the Summer.

Delphinium cardinale, Scarlet Larkspur

Red flowers of Delphinium cardinale - Scarlet Larkspur. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Delphinium cardinale, Scarlet Larkspur Seedpods

Seedpods from Delphinium cardinale - Scarlet Larkspur. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Delphinium Genus featured on this site:
Delphinium occidentale
Delphinium purpusii