Height: 1' (30 cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Blue ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Magnoliidae (Magnolia Superorder) Order: Ranunculales (Buttercup Order) Family: Ranunculaceae (Buttercup Family) Genus: Delphinium (Delphinium) Species: cashmirianum (from Kashmir) ____________________________________
Delphinium cashmirianum is nothing like the popular tall border Delphinium hybrids. it forms a lush clump of divided leaves to about 6" high. In summer and into autumn, it produces small cluster of large deep blue-purple flowers with a black 'bee' on stems not much more than a foot high.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Seed Pod The seed pod is like three small pea pods joined together.
Seed The seeds are small dark brown segments. There are many seeds in each seed pod.
Seedling The seedling has shiny lobed leaves.
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