Delphinium 'Delft Blue'

Delphinium 'Delft Blue'

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(Delphinium 'Delft Blue')
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Genus:  Delphinium
Belonging to the Belladonna Group hybrids, this delphinium bears loose, branched spikes of intense blue flowers with soft white edges. It may rebloom if deadheaded. The cultivar name pays homage to the resemblance of the flower color to Delft pottery.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Uniquely patterned blue and white flowers.
Care:  Grow in full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Choose a sheltered site and provide support.
Propagation:  Take basal cuttings in early spring.
Problems:  Watch for powdery mildew in dry sites.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Island Paradise
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Cut Flower
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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