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Belladonna Delphinium
Delphinium x belladonna 'Connecticut Yankee'

Family: Ranunculaceae (ra-nun-kew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Delphinium (del-FIN-ee-um) (Info)
Species: x belladonna (bel-la-DON-na) (Info)
Cultivar: Connecticut Yankee

Category:

Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Medium Blue

Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Lula, Georgia

Bridgehampton, New York

West Chester, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 14, 2008, cedar18 from Lula, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Planted fall 2007. Bloomed in May; cut it back and was surprised it is blooming again now. It's in afternoon shade, only about 3 hours of sun. Will try more this fall.

Neutral

On Mar 21, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Medium - Plant 18" apart. A 30" hybrid. Doe not require staking.

Blooms: Late Spring, Early summer to Late Summer, Early Fall

Flower Color: Blue

Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade

Accent Color: Purple

Soil Condition: Normal

Plant Height: Tall

Zones: z3,z4,z5,z6,z7,z8