Delphinium sports deeply lobed palmate leaves and a raceme of flowers that may be blue, purple, yellow, or white, depending upon species or cultivar. An oft used common name is "Larkspur". It is often grown as an ornamental. The plant is considered to be extremely toxic with traditional medicinal uses limited. It is possible to prepare a dye from it.
The delphiniums growing here are also known as blue butterfly, and looking at them it is obvious to see why. Clusters of blue flowers cover the light green foilage, their petals are shaped like butterfly wings.
Delphinium can be found in the following locations:
- Phida manor garden in Sto Lat