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Delphinium parryi

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Species Name: Delphinium parryi
Common Name: San Bernardino Larkspur

Comes back every year from deep woody roots. Lower leaves usually wither before growth of flower stalk. Lovely color, good for meadow or moonlight garden.

Plant Family: Ranunculaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: to 3' high (stalk)
Growth Habit: upright spike
Deciduous/Evergreen: evergreen
Growth Rate:
Sun Exposure: sun to partial sun
Soil Preference: dry to semi-dry
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Mau-July
Flower Color: purplish blue
Distribution: coastal California from Santa Barbara to Baja; Santa Barbara Island
Natural Habitat: open slopes in Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest below 6500'

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