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Delphinium grandiflorum ‘Blue Butterfly’

Chinese delphinium

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Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.2m to 2m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump
  • Flower ColourBright blue
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Delphinium grandiflorum ‘Blue Butterfly’ (Chinese delphinium). ‘Blue Butterfly’ has bright blue flowers.

Characteristics

Biennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Southern Europe

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous and may need staking.

Propagation

Propagate by seed, cuttings or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Attracts slugs

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