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botanical name:
Delphinium 'Shimmer'
Delphinium 'Shimmer' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Delphinium elatum 'Shimmer'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
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:
Elatum Group. Spikes of semi-double flower in summer, blue with mauve tints at the centres.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
From seed. Usually flowers in its first year.

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