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PlantFiles: Dwarf Chinese Delphinium
Delphinium grandiflorum 'Butterfly Mixed'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Delphinium (del-FIN-ee-um) (Info)
Species: grandiflorum (gran-dih-FLOR-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Butterfly Mixed

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve
Dark Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive holm On Jun 7, 2004, holm from Columbus, OH wrote:

This plant thrives in a sunny, dry, neglected raised bed in the parking lot of a convenience store in my neighborhood. It comes up reliably and performs beautifully in the worst of all possible situations. I finally bought some for my home, after being wowed by it for the last three summers.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Citrus Heights, California
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Hillsdale, New York
Brevard, North Carolina
Columbus, Ohio



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