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Delphinium - 'Summer Skies'

Delphinium - 'Summer Skies'

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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer late), Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Delphinium - Cultivation Notes

Growing in most well drained fertile soils, even sandy and chalky soils. Be prepared to stake in summer and provide water and feed for best blooms. Best planted Autumn / spring in full sun at the back of a border.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Delphinium:

  • Suitable for container growing

Weaknesses of Delphinium

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
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Common Missspellings: Delphineum, Delphineam, Delfinium, Delfineum