- Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
- Height 10 - 12 Inches
- Width 12 Inches
- Growing Zones 3-7
This charmer deserves a front row planting in the flowerbed, or tucks nicely a pot as blue clouds of filler. Only about 12 inches tall and wide, Summer Cloud delphinium’s deep blue flowers have a white blotch in the middle that attracts the eye. Lacy green leaves add to the perennial’s beauty.
Summer Cloud delphinium (D. grandiflorum) is rabbit and deer resistant. An upright, long-season bloomer, it attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Use in a pot, as a dwarf cut flower, an edging plant or planted in a mass.
Summer Cloud Dwarf Delphinium Care
Grow in full sun (6+ hours) or part sun (4 to 6 hours). Delphinium is a short-lived perennial that does best in cooler climates. It requires rich, well-drained soil. Some gardeners plant delphinium in a slight mound in the flowerbed to ensure good drainage.
Delphiniums are heavy feeders, so fertilize regularly, according to label directions. Water during hot dry spells. Deadheading – removing spent flowers – encourages repeat blooms. At the end of the season, cut back to the ground.
Summer Cloud Dwarf Delphinium Spacing
Space 12 inches apart when planting in the ground. In a pot, use Summer Cloud dwarf delphinium as a beautiful filler.
Summer Cloud Dwarf Delphinium Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3-7|
|Plant Type: Perennial|
|Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun|
|Mature Height: 10 - 12 Inches|
|Mature Width: 12 Inches|
|Plant Spacing: 12 Inches|
|Growth Habit: Upright|
|Flower Color(s): Blue|
|Flower Shade: Deep Blue|
|Seasonal Interest: Early Summer Mid Summer Late Summer|
|Foliage Type: Herbaceous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbits|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance|
|Uses: Border Plant Container Cut Flower Edging Plant Mass Planting|
|Plant Brand: Proven Winners|
|Botanical/Scientific Name: Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Cloud'|
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