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Delphinium ajacis

Delphinium

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to July
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourPink, blue, white
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Delphinium ajacis (Delphinium). This species is a stalked clump, it will produce single spikes of flowers in the summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Herbaceous

Other common names

Larkspur

Interest and use

Grown for their spikes of irregularly cup-shaped, sometimes hooded, spurred flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You will need to grow in a fertile well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the seeds in the early spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for slugs, snails and leaf minors.

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