Delphinium Dark Blue With White Bee

Part of the Magic Fountain Series of Delphiniums.
An enchantingly compact form of a classic garden plant, with captivating blue flower spikes with a white eye throughout the summer. Foliage will die down in the autumn.

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

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Perennial

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Flowers

Height / Spread: 1m x 0.5m ( 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: Deadhead by cutting spent flower spikes back to small flowering side shoots.

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!

EU Rights: N/A

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