Definition of larkspur in English:

larkspur

noun

  • 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.

    • ‘Most of our celosia fell victim to damping off, and the larkspur and other flowers were late.’
    • ‘Planting early flowers will bring bees to your garden to pollinate the first vegetables - try direct seeding poppies, nigella, larkspur, cosmos and gypsophila.’
    • ‘Will the poppy seeds come up planted where the larkspur grows?’
    • ‘She uses all colors, but especially likes the bold blues of delphiniums and larkspur and the soft blue of Russian sage.’
    • ‘That's what I thought, too, before I tried larkspur, an old-fashioned flower that seems devoted to making my gardening life easier.’

Pronunciation:

larkspur

/ˈlärkˌspər/