Red Caroline Delphinium

Delphinium elatum 'Red Caroline'

SKU
03658
Spikes of double, bright crimson flowers atop strong stems are excellent for cutting and emerge from the mounding clumps of deeply lobed foliage. A superb specimen towards the rear of a perennial border.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationdel-FIN-ee-um uh-LAY-tum
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSwitch Grass (Panicum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Phlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

Provide fertile, organically rich, well-draining soil. 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

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