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Delphinium elatum

2016/8/11 12:11:13
Delphinium elatum 'Misty Mauves' (Delphinium elatum) Genus: Delphinium The parent of the regal hybrid Delphiniums, the species has 3- to 4-foot-tall spires of blue, violet, lavender, or white flowers. It usually requires staking. Noteworthy Characteristics: Showy spires in a variety of shades. Care: Grow in full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Requires shelter from strong winds. Propagation: Take basal cuttings in early spring.

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 Blue, Pink, Purple, White Uses Beds and Borders, Cut Flower Style Cottage Garden Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Type Perennials

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