Plant Guide

Delphinum (hybrid)

Delphinum (hybrid)

Clump-forming perennial with mid-green, divided foliage. Upright flower spikes in blue, purple, white and pink shades. Dormant in winter. New leaves appear in spring. Cut back the first flower stems after flowering (late spring-early summer) for a second flush of flowers during late summer-autumn. Will require staking in windy areas.

Type of plant

Herbaceous - Perennial


foliage to 0.7m x 0.7m, flower stems 1-2m (depending on the hybrid)

Landscape Use

Flower display


  • Temperature: Hardy
  • Light: High
  • Moisture: Medium
  • Soil: Medium
  • Wind tolerance: Low
  • Coastal tolerance: Low