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PlantFiles: Delphinium
Delphinium 'Magic Fountains Sky Blue White Bee'

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Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Delphinium (del-FIN-ee-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Magic Fountains Sky Blue White Bee

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Light Blue
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive SW_gardener On Jul 1, 2006, SW_gardener from (Zone 6a) wrote:

I've read that alot of Delphiniums can be short lived.......but not this one! I've had it for 10+ years and it's still growing well. Not as big as it once was, but it's never been divided.
I love it! It's the first Delphinium I ever tried and the only one I've ever been able to keep alive, all others have died.
Highly recommended!!!

June 9 2009: I've had this plant going on 13 years now and it's better then ever! Last year we moved so I brought it with me and planted it in a new full sun location and this year it's looking better then ever :)

Positive Gindee77 On Jun 3, 2005, Gindee77 from Hampton, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant comes back better each year. It's a beautiful companion plant to roses and it's interesting foliage and rare blue blooms add texture and color to the garden.

Regional...

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

Lake Forest, California
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Denver, Colorado
Hampton, Illinois
Westchester, Illinois
Urbandale, Iowa
Billerica, Massachusetts
Mason, Michigan
Jefferson, New York
Equinunk, Pennsylvania
Knoxville, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Kirkland, Washington



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