A picture of a Delphinium

Delphinium

Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Mixed'

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

Delphinium Overview

Delphiniums are a perennial plant that has lobed basal leaves and showy flowers that grow in clusters on racemes. This series comes with flowers in shades of white, blues and purples, making them a beautiful mix to add to any border or planter.

Common problems with Delphinium

How to propagate Delphinium

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

Attracts butterflies

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds