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botanical name:
Delphinium 'Sweethearts'
Delphinium 'Sweethearts' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Delphinium elatum 'Sweethearts'
family:  Ranunculaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 0.75m
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: -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.

Herbaceous borders.

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