Summer Blues Delphinium

Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Blues'

$16.50 + GST

Different from tall spiky delphiniums this dwarf variety features loose sprays of bright blue blooms in early summer. Forms a low, bushy mound of lacy deep green foliage. Although not long lived, it will self sow wherever happy.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 1 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Early Summer, Blue
ZONE 3 FRUIT Non-edible
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Latin Name: Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Blues'
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Foliage:

Loose, free-branching lacy green foliage

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

Other:

Dwarf variety that does not require staking unless in a windy location

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