Delphinium elatum, D. grandiflorum
Delphinium is a classic, cottage-garden perennial. Blooms are superb for cutting. Plants thrive in moist soil, full sun to part shade.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS SERIES Delphinium Seeds Delphinium elatum
Magic Fountains series delphinium offers the widest color range of the dwarf 'Pacific type' delphiniums. Light or dark bees highlight nearly every flower. Magic Fountains delphiniums are ideal plants for smaller gardens and containers, especially in windy areas where tall delphiniums would struggle. Magic Fountains delphiniums grow 30-36 inches tall, do not require staking, are excellent cut flowers. Plants are winter hardy to zone 3.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS MIX Delphinium
A formula mix of all Magic Fountains delphinium flower colors.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS DARK BLUE/DARK BEE Delphinium
Black-centers provide sharp contrast for the richly-colored, deep-blue flowers.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS DARK BLUE/WHITE BEE Delphinium
Richly-colored, deep blue flowers, glowing white bees.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS PURE WHITE Delphinium
MAGIC FOUNTAINS CHERRY BLOSSOM/WHITE BEE Delphinium
Softly-colored, cherry-red flowers with white bees.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS MID BLUE/WHITE BEE Delphinium
Blooms of the clearest-blue, with white bees.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS SKY BLUE/WHITE BEE Delphinium
Warm, sky-blue flowers, with white bees.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS LAVENDER/WHITE BEE Delphinium
Clear-lavender flowers, white bees.
MAGIC FOUNTAINS WHITE/DARK BEE Delphinium
White flowers, striking dark bees.
PACIFIC GIANT SERIES Delphinium Seeds Delphinium elatum
The huge, 3-inch, double, summer flowers are excellent for cutting. First flower spike removed immediately after bloom, additional spikes quickly form. Plants grow 4-7 feet tall, need staking to protect heavy flower spikes from wind. The palmate-shaped leaves are large. Pacific Giant series delphiniums are dramatic plants for the cottage garden or back of borders. Winter hardy to zone 3.
PACIFIC GIANT GALAHADDelphinium
Huge, clear-white flowers.
PACIFIC GIANT BLUE JAYDelphinium
Clear, medium-blue flowers with dark bee.
PACIFIC GIANT BLACK KNIGHTDelphinium
Gorgeous, dark violet-purple flowers. Pacific Giant Black Knight is the darkest-colored delphinium in the Pacific Giant series.
PACIFIC GIANT SUMMER SKIESDelphinium
Soothing, soft sky-blue flowers with white bees.
PACIFIC GIANT ASTOLAT Delphinium
Flowers colored rosy-lilac. Bees are raspberry/black.
PACIFIC GIANTS FORMULA MIXDelphinium
Pacific Giant Mix delphiniums include flowers in shades of rosy lilac, light blue, mid blue, lavender blue, lavender pink, royal violet, dark violet, and white. All blooms have dark or white bees.
PACIFIC GIANT BLUE BIRDDelphinium
Gorgeous, medium-blue flowers, white bees.
PACIFIC GIANT KING ARTHURDelphinium
Brilliant, richly-colored, royal-violet flowers with large white bees. Wow.
BELLAMOSA Delphinium Delphinium x belladonna 'Bellamosa'
A species delphinium with more bushy growth, more flowering stems than most delphiniums. Open, airy clusters of dark gentian-blue flowers are sure to delight midsummer until fall. Plants grow 36-48 inches tall, are winter hardy to zone 4.
How to Plant Delphinium Seeds
Sow delphinium seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil, fully cover. Darkness will aid germination. Kept at 55°F., germination is in 14-35 days.
Growing Delphinium: Germination rate of delphinium seed is improved (if prior to sowing) seeds are placed in a ziplock bag with a small amount of moist growing media (or a moist paper towel), placed in the refrigerator for 2 weeks.