Perfect as a floral backdrop, tall, dignified delphiniums bloom in rich shades ranging from rosy-pink to blue and purple. Loaded with dozens of fluttery flowers, each tall spire adds to the vertical interest of your perennial garden.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Early summer and again in fall
Zones: 3 to 7
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Mixed Delphiniums Product Details
Delphinium x 'Pacific Giants'
Partial Shade/Full Sun
3 - 5'
18 - 24"
18 - 24"
3 - 7
Elegant palmately lobed leaves of rich green.
Long flower spikes
Rosy pinks, blues and purple
Early summer, remove spent flower stem just after flowering, the plant will likely bloom later in the season.
Set the crown at or just above the soil level to avoid rot.
Rich well drained soil with a basic pH. If your soil is naturally acidic, adding lime will help provide the correct conditions.
Rapid once established.
Colorful, tall, stately spikes of blooms. Perfect for the back of a perennial border or cut flower arrangements.
Cut back flower stems as soon as they are spent to encourage repeat blooming later in the summer.
If rabbits are a problem in your garden, they tend to avoid this plant. These perennials also tend to be short lived. It may be necessary every 3-4 years to plant additional plants, or propagate from basal cuttings.