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botanical name:
Delphinium 'Black Knight'
Delphinium 'Black Knight' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.70m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
A Pacific Hybrid. Deep purple flowers with black eyes, June to August.

Usually treated as an annual or biennial. Fertile well-drained soil in full sun. The flowering stems should be supported by staking with canes or other suitable method.

From seed. Usually flowers in its first year.

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