Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue Blue'

Guardian Delphinium

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This mid-sized selection has deep-blue petals and strong stems that are great for cutting. Removing faded spikes at the base will encourage repeat blooming in fall. 


More About Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue Blue'

  • not as tall (to 48") as some delphiniums

A "master" of the cottage garden. Full sun but not too hot and humid helps keep this plant going.


Height:

30-38 in

Spread:

1-2 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue Blue' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Dried Flower
  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Mass Plant
  • Cottage Garden
  • Border
  • Specimen
  • Container
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer
  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Flower Color

  • Blue

Habit

  • Upright
  • Pyramidal