Diamonds Blue Delphinium

Diamonds Blue Delphinium

Delphinium chinesis `Diamonds Blue

$16.50 + GST

Different from tall spiky delphiniums this dwarf variety features spring spikes of intense sapphire-blue blooms with a purple spot on each petal. Forms a low, bushy mound of lacy deep green, deeply cut foliage. Although not long lived, it will self sow wherever happy.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1.75 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Spring, Blue, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT Non-edible
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Latin Name: Delphinium chinesis `Diamonds Blue
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Low bushy mound of lacy green leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, in edging or in a massed planting

Notes:

 Common Concerns: Toxic. Short-lived (2-3 years)

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in spring

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove faded flower heads regularly to encourage repeat blooming; Should be cut back in fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

CAUTION: POSIONOUS

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot