King Arthur Delphinium

King Arthur Delphinium

Delphinium 'King Arthur'

$16.50

Known as the stars of the borer this giant delphinium features tall spikes of satiny deep royal-violet petals with a white center in early summer. Forms a bushy mound of lacy, deeply cut dark green foliage. Although not long lived, it will self sow wherever happy.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 5.5 ft SOIL Moist
SPREAD 1.7 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Purple, White
ZONE 2 FRUIT Non-edible
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Latin Name: Delphinium 'King Arthur'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Low bushy mound of lacy deep green leaves

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds

Applications:

Used as a border plant or in a massed planting

Notes:

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

Pests:

Slugs can be destructive

Disease/Problems:

Suspectible to diseases

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in early summer

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Remove spent spikes right after flowering to encourage repeat blooming 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