Delphinium

Delphinium
Delphinium

Family: Ranunculaceae


Plant type Perennial
Height 3 to 4 feet
Spread 18 to 24 inches
Habit Upright
Foliage
Growth rate Moderate
Interests Flowers
Uses Borders
Skill level Average
Maintenance Moderate
Hardiness 6
Heat zone
Sun Full sun
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Fertile
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Blue, white
Flower season Early summer to mid summer
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
Stems
Features
Wildlife
Texture

Delphiniums are border perennials renowned for their tall spikes of flowers in shades of blue and white.

Delphiniums require a fertile soil in full sun. Most varieties will need staking of their flower stems.

 

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