This wild delphinium is the annual so loved by dried flower arrangers. Spikes of red, deep blue and white flowers dry easily; they also add great color to meadows.
About the Floral Flag shown above: This 6-acre tribute to the 9/11 victims was planted by Bodger Seed Company in Lompoc, CA soon after the attacks. It was in full bloom by July 4, 2002. The flag included over 400,000 plants of this flower species, (Rocket larkspur) creating a bloom of over two million flowers.