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Delphinium ‘Guardian Blue’


Guardian Delphinium

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.175.650


Delphiniums are the stars of the early summer border. Plants form a low mound of deeply-cut green leaves, bearing tall spikes of satiny flowers. This mid-sized selection has deep-blue petals and strong stems that are great for cutting. Removing faded spikes at the base will encourage repeat blooming in fall. In hot, humid summer regions, plants do not usually last more than 2 to 3 years. Plants are often attacked by mildew in mid summer; simply cut back hard to encourage fresh foliage. Use a high phosphorous fertilizer each year, in early spring. CAUTION: Harmful if eaten.

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Delphinium ‘Guardian Blue’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Moist
Care Level
  Moderate
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Massed
  Poisonous/Toxic
  Specimen
Flower Head Size
  Very Large
Height
   75-100 cm
   29-39 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium


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