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botanical name:
Delphinium 'Dusky Maidens'
Delphinium 'Dusky Maidens' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Delphinium 'Dusky Maiden'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
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
description:
Tall sturdy spikes of dusky deep pink flowers with dark maroon-brown centres. Vigorous and robust growing habit.

cultivation:
Deep, fertile, well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
From seed. Usually flowers in its first year if sown in late winter. Also by division of established clumps.

usage:
Borders, good cut flower

other notes:
New Millenium Series
Bred by Terry Dowdeswell, New Zealand
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