Guardian Blue Delphinium
Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||del-FIN-ee-um uh-LAY-tum|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing stems 4 to 6 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||A highbrow perennial rooted in the traditional cottage garden. It belongs in every romantic composition, particularly country gardens. Indispensable to highbrow English perennial borders. Incredible massed into large landscapes. Demanding little surface area while offering tall staffs of color, this plant is a problem solver in spatially challenging urban gardens. Excellent in naturalistic plantings around edges of woodlands and meadows as a quasi-wildflower. Charming in red clay pots and other decorative containers on porch, patio, balcony and roof garden. A cutting garden essential.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Hedge, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Improved Pest and Disease Resistance|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Remove old flowers to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 7