- Botanical Name:Delphinium grandiflorum ‘Blue Butterfly’
- Height:12 – 14 inches.
- Spacing:6 – 8 inches.
- Depth:Plant the crown(where the roots meet) 1 inch below soil level.
- Spread:6 – 8 inches.
- Light Required:Full Sun
- Color:Deep Blue.
- Blooms:Early summer to late summer.
- Flower Form:Showy racemes or spikes.
- Soil Requirements:Moist, well-drained soil; prefers organic with high fertilization.
- Growth Rate:Slow to moderate.
- Pruning:Cut back flower stems to encourage additional blooms. After flowering
- Foliage:Small, delicate, finely serrated.
- Comments:Mulch in colder areas of country (Zones 5 and below). This flower color is often not found in perennials, making it very unique. Extremely long flowering. True dwarf delphinium that can be used in the front part of a border. Can be used with a number of colors to create dazzling floral displays all Summer long.
Dozens of deep blue flowers bloom from early to mid-summer. Grows just 14 in. tall – an elegant edging plant along the sunniest side walks. Heat resistant. Bareroot.