Delphinium 'Blue Bird'
(Larkspur x cultorum, Pacific Giant)
50 seeds $3.50
photo by George Crozier
Delphinium 'Pacific Giant Blue Bird' is a gorgeous variety with medium blue flowers and contrasting white bees. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Delphinium 'Blue Bird' blooms in June with long-stemmed flowers that are excellent for cutting. It's a tall variety that looks great at the back of the border or the center of an island bed.
Also known as Delphinium elatum 'Blue Bird'. It's a member of the Round Table Series (a.k.a. Pacific Group Series).
Delphiniums require staking or a sheltered location to prevent wind damage. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-8.
height 5' spacing 18"
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.