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Blue Butterfly Delphinium

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Blue Butterfly Delphinium

Dozens of deep blue flowers bloom from early to mid-summer. Grows just 14 in. tall - an elegant edging plant along the sunniest side walks. Heat resistant. Bareroot.
Product Details
  • FormUpright
  • LightFull sun (prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day).
  • Height12 - 14 inches.
  • Spread6 - 8 inches.
  • Spacing6 - 8 inches.
  • Zones4 - 8 (-20° F.)
  • FoliageSmall, delicate, finely serrated foliage.
  • Flower FormShowy racemes or spikes.
  • ColorDeep blue blossoms.
  • BloomsEarly summer to late summer.
  • Soil RequirementsMoist, well-drained soil; prefers organic with high fertilization.
  • Growth RateSlow to moderate growth rate.
  • PruningCut back flower stems to encourage additional blooms.
  • CommentsMulch 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.
  • Botanical NameDelphinium 'Butterfly Blue'
  • DepthPlant the crown(where the roots meet) 1 inch below soil level.
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Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 9/4 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/4 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/4 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/4 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/4 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/4 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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