Category Archives: Consolida

Consolida ambigua & Delphinium hybridum

Delphinium hybridium

Delphinium and Larkspur

The shape of the nectary reminded ancient Greeks of a dolphin’s nose, hence the plant’s name, from the Greek word delphis for dolphin. The flower’s resemblance to a lark’s claw led to the common name of larkspur in England where numerous species and cultivars are popular in gardens and where annual Delphinium Championships are held for amateurs and experienced enthusiasts. more…