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Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Sky Blue' (Larkspur)

Delphinium x elatum 'Magic Fountain' Series, Delphinium 'Magic Fountain' Series, Delphinium 'Magic Fountains', Delphinium elatum 'Magic Fountains'


Ideal for small gardens or where space is at a premium, Delphinium 'Magic Fountain Sky Blue' is a shorter variety of Larkspur with elegant but sturdy flower spikes, densely packed with large, semi-double pastel blue florets and contrasting white eyes. Blooming for weeks from late spring to late summer, this variety grows only to 30-36 in. tall (75-90 cm) and does not require staking. Rising from a mound of divided, dark green foliage, this Delphinium enjoys a neat compact habit. Hummingbirds are endlessly attracted to the flowers - as are most onlookers! This plant belongs to the 'Magic Fountain' Series which is renowned for its vigor and better tolerance to heat.

  • Performs best in full sun or part shade in fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Provide a sheltered location to protect your plants from strong winds.
  • Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, but ignored by deer and rabbits!
  • Welcomed addition to beds and borders, cottage gardens. For best visual impact, plant your Delphiniums in groups. Excellent as cut flowers, they deserve a spot in your cutting garden.
  • Removing spent flower spikes will result in another round of blooms on secondary spikes in late summer and fall.
  • All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested.

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Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 7
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Delphiniums
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 15" – 18" (37cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 3 – 7
Heat Zones 3 – 8
Climate Zones 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, A1, A2, A3
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Delphiniums
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 15" – 18" (37cm – 45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Dried Arrangements, Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles Cutting Garden, Informal and Cottage

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