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Delphinium Magic Fountain

Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Lavender with White Bee'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

60cm

90cm

Min

40cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Delphinium Magic Fountain Overview

Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Lavender with White Bee' is a compact, dwarf, perennial cultivar from the Ranunculaceae family. It produces spires of attractive flowers that are light to dark purple in colour, with white centres. Commonly known by the name Delphinium Magic Fountain, it typically grows to around 80cm in height. This popular cottage garden plant blooms from late spring to summer, from basal clumps of deeply lobed, dark green foliage. It may flower in the first year if sown early, sow late winter-early spring, from February in the UK. Seed germinates best following cold treatment, place seed in the fridge for a couple of weeks prior to sowing. Great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, so a perfect choice for nature lovers! May be nibbled by slugs and snails.

Common problems with Delphinium Magic Fountain

How to propagate Delphinium Magic Fountain

Seed

Sow seeds in late winter until early summer into trays filled with John Innes Seed Compost and cover with clear plastic, provide bottom heat and maintain temperature at 18-24C(65 -75F). Remove the cover when the seedlings appear, approximately in 2 to 3 weeks, Prick out into 7cm pots when large enough to handle. Plant out after the last frosts.

Special features of Delphinium Magic Fountain

Attracts butterflies

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds

Attractive flowers

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