Definition of larkspur in English:


Syllabification: lark·spur
Pronunciation: /ˈlärkˌspər


  • An annual Mediterranean plant of the buttercup family that bears spikes of spurred flowers. It is closely related to the delphiniums, with which it has been bred to produce a number of cultivated hybrids.
    • Genus Consolida (formerly Delphinium), family Ranunculaceae
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    • Will the poppy seeds come up planted where the larkspur grows?
    • That's what I thought, too, before I tried larkspur, an old-fashioned flower that seems devoted to making my gardening life easier.
    • Most of our celosia fell victim to damping off, and the larkspur and other flowers were late.

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