Delphinium - Delphinium - Pacific Giant Blue Bird

DESCRIPTION: Native to temperate zones of the northern hemisphere.  Belongs to the Ranunculaceae family.  Perennial with palmately lobed, more or less deeply divided leaves.  Numerous semi-double, royal-blue flowers with a white eye borne in a dense spike.  

Height: 90 cm (35 in.)

Flowering: July-August


Zone: 3

Exposition: sunny location

Soil: deep, humus-rich and well-drained soil

Germination temperature: 22-24ºC(72-75ºF)

Required time: 12-16 days

Special care:  Sow indoor between February 1st and March 15th.  Cover with a thin layer of soil (needs darkness to germinate) and place at 22-24ºC (72-75ºF).  If germination does not occur after 3 to 4 weeks, place in a refrigerator for 21 days.  Once germination occurred, place trays at 10-16ºC (50-60ºF).  Will need to be staked. 

$ 4.50
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