Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly'

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Larkspur

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

This particular Delphinium is more tolerant of dry soils and heat than others. The color is an outstanding vibrant blue, very different from other Delphiniums. Compact and floriferous.

Height

15-24 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Cut back all old, spent growth when new basal growth is visible.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Tufted Hair Grass (Deschampsia cespitosa), Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), Sea Holly (Eryngium planum), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus ), Stonecrop (Sedum ), Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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