“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Delphinium spp.

Delphinium, Larkspur

Garden(s):

Oval, Eagle, Border, Wall 3, Wall 2, Old Post, Swan

Type:

Perennial

Height:

120-180 cm (48-70 in)

Spread:

40-60 cm (18-24 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Blue, Purple, White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Adaptable

Notes:

Easy to grow but may be short lived. The taller forms of this plant may need staking. To encourage repeat blooming remove faded spikes at base. Locate delphiniums at the back of the border in a spot sheltered from winds.