Pretty in Purple

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Date Photo Taken: 07/07/2012
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted By: parityanimal

Notes:

I know I planted it but darned if I know what it is! Any clues?

COMMENTS

  1. Buck Unregistered says:

    This appears to be a variety of colimbine (Aquilegia).
    Buck

    July 8th, 2012 at 1:33 pm
  2. stone Unregistered says:

    Maybe a delphinium?

    More of the plant in one of the pics would be helpful.

    July 8th, 2012 at 10:42 pm
  3. Ed Unregistered says:

    Well, that’s what we thought on first impression but the plant is awfully short and the bloom (three on on stem) is fairly small. You can see some of the leaves in one of the pictures too. Might give us another clue…does Columbine come this short and small? Plant is less than a foot tall, flowers less than an inch.

    July 9th, 2012 at 9:15 am
  4. stone Unregistered says:

    Not Columbine…

    Check larkspur…. (Consolida sp.)

    July 9th, 2012 at 1:14 pm
  5. parityanimal Unregistered says:

    Yes! I think you nailed it with the Delphinium. I looked at some other pics online of purple delphinium and some of them are a perfect match!

    Thanks.

    July 9th, 2012 at 3:10 pm

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