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
The genus name 'Delphinium' originates from the Greek word Delphis, for "dolphin", as the individual flowers resemble a dolphin's nose.
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
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum