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trollius-leaf delphinium, Columbia delphinium · Delphinium trolliifolium

Delphinium troliifolium
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Description: This wildflower (2-5 ft.)will bedazzle you with its dark blue flowers in mid to late spring. Part sun, regular water. In the wild, this beauty grows in moist sites. Kruckeberg remarks "It is when we venture into species Delphinium from North America and Eurasia that a treasure of garden beauty is revealed." (Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest, Arthur Kruckeberg, University of Washington Press) Provides nectar for hummingbirds and butterflies.