A 2' perennial with flowers in a 4' red spike. July- Aug., 1" red flowers worked by hummingbirds. They lived on our gallons in the nursery. Native in coast ranges, Monterey south. It has nice cut flowers. It needs sun near coast, part shade inland. It needs a dormant period in summer (do not water). Protect from snails and slugs. This is native in our area on a north slope under a rock outcropping surrounded by Cercocarpus bet, Holodiscus dis., and Quercus dumosa. Available spring only. (note the more pictures may be blue, they are red, Access is just being weird sometimes)
Delphinium cardinale is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Delphinium cardinale has color green and is deciduous.
Flower of Delphinium cardinale has color red.
Communities for Delphinium cardinale:Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub and Central Oak Woodland.