Delphinium

Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Cherry Blossom with White Bee'

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Delphiniums are great for early summer border. The flowers grow from basal clumps of deeply lobed foliage that is a dark green in colour on densely packed spikes. They are great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds so are great for nature lovers!
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Propagation

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

Drought resistant

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White

Scent

None
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