Candle Larkspur

Candle Larkspur Plant Information


Candle Larkspur grows in the following 12 states:

Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Oregon, Michigan, Nevada, Washington

Delphinium elatum is a species of Delphinium known by the common name alpine delphinium or candle larkspur. There are several popular cultivars covering a range of colours from blue and purple to pink, cream, and white, which are grown as ornamental plants. D. elatum is also a source of hybrids.

Cultivar series include Magic Fountains, Pacific giant, Dwarf Pacific, New Millenium and Aurora (six varieties: Blue, Deep Purple, Lavender, Light Blue, Light Purple and White).
Seven C19-norditerpenoid alkaloids, N-formyl-4,19-secopacinine, iminoisodelpheline, iminodelpheline, iminopaciline, 6-dehydroeladine, elpacidine, and melpheline, can been isolated from Delphinium elatum.
Kondo, Toru; Chu, Eiichi; Kageyama, Koji (September 2013). "Stem canker and wilt of delphinium caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp delphinii in Japan". Journal of General Plant Pathology. 79 (5): 370-373. doi:10.1007/s10327-013-0465-3. Retrieved 29 April 2015.

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