advice on Delphinium Belladonna being poisonous?


I planted a few delphinium last year, and loved them enough to attempt to start a bunch of Delphnium Belladonna from seed. However I've just seen a note that "young plants and seeds" are highly poisonous. Anyone have advice on if / how I should proceed, given I have a baby and 4-year old... neither of which have shown an interest in eating plants, let alone off the seed trays, but still ... Would the plants still be a problem in the garden the first year? I'm not quite sure on how to interpret "young", and/or what kind of contact would be a problem. Thanks!

This message was edited Mar 2, 2014 10:17 AM

Bar Harbor, ME

better safe than sorry.......

Kure Beach, NC(Zone 9a)

There hasn't been a documented case of delphinium making humans sick.
They are a problem for cattle though.
I couldn't find any reliable website that says they are bad for humans.

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