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Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly'

Also called Dwarf Delphinium


Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly' - Chinese Larkspur - Photo courtesy of Sean James Consulting & Design

More About Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly'

  • Produces open panicles of electric-blue flowers
  • Compact, clump forming, fern-like foliage
  • Bloom Time: June to July
  • Flower Size: 3-4 cm

Interesting Notes:

The genus name 'Delphinium' originates from the Greek word Delphis, for "dolphin", as the individual flowers resemble a dolphin's nose.

Zone:

3

Height:

30-45 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Chinese Larkspur Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a fertile, well-drained, average to moist soil, in full sun with afternoon shade. Shelter from strong winds is recommended. Deadheading may result in a prolonged bloom time. Delphiniums can be short-lived (2-3 yrs). 


Delphinium grandiflorum 'Blue Butterfly' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Compact

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging