Delphinium Butterfly Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Delphinium Butterfly Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Delphinium grandiflorum chinensis

Item #1222

Perennial. This charming blend of dwarf delphiniums is an excellent choice for small spaces, or as an accent in the border or cottage garden. Prolific plants will bloom the first year producing marine blue, light blue, soft rose, or white flowers. Grows well in containers and spots where the wind might topple taller varieties. Unlike traditional delphiniums, the dwarf type is a native of China, and was first introduced to England in 1818.




Perennial

Full Sun

Blooms late spring to
mid-summer

12" – 16" tall

Days to Emerge:
12– 18

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
A group of
6 seeds
every 10" – 12"

Thinning:
When 3" tall,
thin to 1
every 10" - 12"


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, and as late as 2 months before average first frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Special germination instructions: Requires darkness to germinate; sow at recommended depth of 1/4". Best germination at 70-80° F.

Artist: Pamela Wolfe



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