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synonyms: Delphinium elatum 'Sweethearts'
poisonous or irritant
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Spikes of double rich pink flowers with white central bees. Large palmate leaves. Sturdy growth habit and disease resistant.
Fertile, moist, well drained soil in full sun and shelter from strong winds. Remove fading flower stems, a further flush is sometomes produced.
Often treated as a biennial.
By division or from stem cuttings. Also available as seed.
New Millenium Series
Bred by Terry Dowdeswell, New Zealand