Delphinium Magic Fountains Blue Sky White Bee
Part of the Magic Fountains Series of Delphiniums.
This traditional cottage garden plant with offer sensational spires of clear sky blue flowers with a white eye from June to July. Foliage will die down in autumn and it is hardy.
Month Available: July
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: Bees
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardy: Frost hardy
Main Attribute: Summer flowering.
Height / Spread: 100cm x 50cm (40in x 20in)
Trim back after flowering to encourage a second bloom
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Caterpillars , Slugs , Snails , Leaf-mining sawflies
Plant Care: Provide support for flowering stems and cut back to ground level in autumn.
Care and Time: Low - spring
Warning: Toxic if eaten. May cause a skin allergy.
Benefits: A very traditional cottage garden plant, excellent in the middle of a border. Foliage is mound forming. Attractive to bees and great for flower arranging.
History: Named Delphinium as the ancient Greeks thought the flowers resembled Dolphins. Referred to as Larkspur in Tudor England, as they decided the flowers resembled a larks claw!
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