Large, lovely, deep brilliant blue flower. Upper two petals are sometimes milky white, and the spur exceeds an inch in length in the largest of the flowers. Leaves are large, shiny, and deeply lobed. Note: plant is toxic to livestock.
|Habitats||Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Habitat notes||Prefers moist shady woodlands and along stream banks.|
|Mature height||2' to 5'|
|Shade preference||part shade, shade|
|Soil tolerance||Moist, well-drained soil|
|Special uses||Attracts insects, bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds; ornamental|