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Delphinium brunonianum

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.25m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBlue purple
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Delphinium brunonianum. An upright perennial from Tibet and the Himalayas.

Characteristics

Perennial, Fragrant

Origin

Tibet, Himalayas

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)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will need an open, sunny position with fertile or rich, well drained soil. In spring remove thin growths from well established plants, leaving 5-7 strong shoots. If flower spikes are removed after they fade, a second flush may be produced in late summer provided plants are fed and watered well.

Propagation

Propagate D.elatum hybrids by basal cuttings only.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Discomfort if ingested. Plant may also irritate the skin. Susceptible to slugs, snails and powdery mildew.

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