Delphinium 'Blue Bird'
(Larkspur x cultorum)
50 seeds $2.50
photo by George Crozier
Delphinium 'Blue Bird' blooms in early to midsummer with medium blue flowers that have contrasting white centers. The showy flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Delphinium 'Blue Bird' is a tall variety for the back of the border or the center of an island bed. The long-stemmed flowers are excellent for cutting.
Also known as Delphinium elatum and Delphinium cultorum 'Pacific Giant Blue Bird'. From the Round Table Series (Pacific Group Series).
Delphiniums require staking or a sheltered location to prevent wind damage. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.
height 5' spacing 24"
Sowing Delphium 'Blue Bird' Seeds
Start delphinium seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 1/8" deep. Full sun to part shade. Fertile, well-drained soil.