Delphinium

Delphinium elatum F1 Aurora

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This herbaceous perennial is a great plant to add to any garden with its bright colours that stand out, along with being get for attracting hummingbirds, butterflies and bees.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

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

Attractive flowers

Attracts butterflies

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

Blue

Scent

Mild
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