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  • delphinium
  • Eventual height: 1m
  • Eventual spread: 0.35m

Delphinium 'Aurora Light Blue' (Aurora Series)

delphinium

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plug plant £3.99
plug plant £3.99
5 × plug plants £19.95 £14.99
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This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June and July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Firm favourites of the cottage garden, delphiniums can be used to help add structural interest to mixed or herbaceous borders with their impressive early- to midsummer flowerspikes. The 'Aurora Series' delphiniums are uniform in habit, and as the foliage is relativey small, they are also excellent for cutting.

  • Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes in mid-spring. During the growing season apply a balanced liquid fertiliser every 2-3 weeks and wearing gloves cut back the faded flower-stems to a flowering side-shoot. At the end of autumn cut back and compost the faded flower stems.
  • Harmful if eaten
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