Delphinium

Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Dark Blue with White Bee'

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Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Dark Blue with White Bee' has tall spires of flowers that are a deep blue colour. They bloom during summer from basal clumps of deeply lobed foliage that is a dark green in colour. 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

Attracts birds

Hummingbirds

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Half-Hardy

Personality

Family

Ranunculaceae

Flower colour

White, Blue

Scent

Mild
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