Highlander Sweet Sensation Delphinium

Delphinium 'Sweet Sensation' PP #20,341

SKU
30669
Stately spires of frilly, unique, blue and purple bicolor flowers appear over a compact mound of deeply cut green leaves. The sturdy stems support up to thirty florets at a time, and seldom need support. Stunning in front or mid-border, cutting garden, or patio containers. Blooms continuously throughout summer! An herbaceous perennial.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationdel-FIN-ee-um
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 30 to 40 in. tall, 16 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorViolet-blue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitNarrow, Upright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsShasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)

Prefers evenly moist, loamy, humus-rich soils. Best in full sun, with base of plant sheltered from harsh sunlight. Water regularly during growing season. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer in spring; repeat after first bloom flush. Prune spent blooms to prolong flowering. Cut back to the ground at the end of the season.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7

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