Delphinium 'Summer Skies'
(Larkspur x cultorum, Pacific Giant)
50 seeds $3.50
photo by Valarie McDonald
Delphinium 'Pacific Giant Summer Skies' is a lovely variety with light blue flowers and white bees. It combines well with other flowers in the garden, especially pastel colors. The flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Delphinium 'Summer Skies' blooms in early to mid summer. This tall variety looks great at the back of the border or in the center of an island bed. It makes a terrific cut flower.
Also known as Delphinium elatum 'Summer Skies'. 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 Delphinium 'Summer Skies' 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.