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Del·phin·i·um a·ja·cis

(del-fin'ē-ŭm ă-jā'sis),
A species of plant (family Ranuculaceae) containing the alkaloids ajacine and ajaconine; the dried ripe seeds have been used externally as a parasiticide in pediculosis; rarely used now because of its toxicity.
Synonym(s): larkspur
[G. delphinion, larkspur]
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Delphiniums are prone to powdery mildew, a fungus that thrives in dry conditions.
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flavifrons worker bees on Delphinium barbeyi and Aconitum columbianum, testing whether the two bee species had equal rates of nectar gain from the two flower types under controlled conditions.
With the result, Delphinium improved to 16.0 wins atop group one, while Yarrow remained last with just 8.0 wins.
They carried blue hydrangeas, Belladonna delphinium, coral roses, bridal white peonies, and stems of bridal blush stock.
TEAM Delphinium registered a 3-1 (3,108-2,966) victory over Team Daffodil to make a winning start to the second round of the Filipino Club Tenpin Bowlers Monday Mixed League, being played at Funland Centre.
For big, bold blooms choose hydrangea and delphinium. Both these varieties are thirsty so remember to up the water, changing it every few days.
The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet of white tulips, lizianthus, and delphinium.
She'll sow seeds of godetia, larkspur, sweet pea, and stock, and set out delphinium seedlings.
When photographed by Thomas Struth, sunflowers, yarrow, mallow, lilies, and delphinium express something very strange.
Slugs are partial to delphinium foliage and they devour it early in the year, mainly because it's the first soft-leaved herbaceous plant through the ground.
DELPHINIUM They are among the most majestic of perennials in the cottage garden, throwing up towering spires in shades of blue, white, cream, lilac and pink varieties in midsummer.