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Blue Butterfly Delphinium

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Dozens of deep blue flowers bloom from early to midsummer. Grows just 14 in. tall—an elegant edging plant along the sunniest side walks. Heat resistant.
  • Zone 4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • Height 12 - 14 inches.
  • Shade Required Full sun (prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day).

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  • Botanical Name: Delphinium 'Butterfly Blue'
  • Height: 12 - 14 inches.
  • Spacing: 6 - 8 inches.
  • Depth: Plant at same depth it is in the pot.
  • Spread: 6 - 8 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun (prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day).
  • Color: Deep blue blossoms.
  • Foliage: Small, delicate, finely serrated foliage.
  • Blooms: Early Summer to late Summer.
  • Form: Perennial.
  • Flower Form: Showy racemes or spikes.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil; prefers organic with high fertilization.
  • Growth Rate: Slow to moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Cut back flower stems to encourage additional blooms.
  • Comments: Mulch in colder areas of country (Zones 5 and below). This flower color is often not found in perennials, making it very unique. Extremely long flowering. True dwarf delphinium that can be used in the front part of a border. Can be used with a number of colors to create dazzling floral displays all Summer long.

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