Amazing color. Very full/compact. One of my favourite dephiniums! Grows well in my 2b zone.
Guardian Lavender Larkspur Delphinium elatum
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Attracts butterfliesAttracts:ButterfliesHummingbirdsNative to North America
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:TallGarden Height:30 - 39 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:LavenderFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:ModerateBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:Cut FlowerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Use in containers, the landscape and for cuttingMaintenance Notes:
According to the Humane Society of American Delphinium plants especially the sprouts can be toxic to pets. This is means that the plants are generally identified as having the capability for producing a toxic reaction.
Deadhead to extend blooming. Often short lived perennial or treated as an annual. After the plant has finished blooming and side shoots start to appear in late spring or early summer is the best time to dig and divide your Delphinium.
Sandra H, Alberta, Canada, 9 years ago