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Delphinium elatum ‘Chelsea Star’

Delphinium

Garden

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.6m to 2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourDeep purple with white dots
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Delphinium elatum ‘Chelsea Star’ (Delphinium). Carried on spikes are deep purple flowers with white dots.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Siberia

Interest and use

Cutting bed, border, ornamental

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH8.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous.

Propagation

By seed in autumn or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to pests and diseases, especially snails and slugs.

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