Delphinium 'Blue Bird'

Was: £4.90
Now: £3.50
Full Sun
Soil Type:
Mainly dry
Soil Type:
Moist But Well-Drained
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Plant Overview

Tall spikes of mid blue flowers with white, bee-like centres are carried above a clump of delicately fingered, mid-green foliage. Delphiniums enjoy a rich soil and are best staked against wind damage.

Delphiniums have been grown in Britain for several centuries, but the tall border varieties first became popular in the 19th century. The plant takes its name from the Greek word for a dolphin, because the flowers are said to resemble a dolphins head.

Height x Spread: 180cm x 90cm

Common name(s): Perennial Larkspur



Photo: Stickpen, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

All our plants are supplied in 9cm pots unless otherwise specified. Plants in this size pot establish quickly in the garden and often outpace plants in bigger pots planted at the same time. Our potted plants can be planted immediately, unless otherwise noted, or you can leave them in their pots until you are ready to plant.
The majority of our plants are grown outdoors. This means that they follow their natural growth patterns and are ready to plant at any time of the year. If you order the plants in winter, they are likely to be dormant and died back to ground level, ready to shoot again in spring - just like the herbaceous perennials in your own garden. Very occasionally, in winter, we may indicate on the packing slip that a plant needs to be hardened off before planting out. This will be because it has just come out of a polytunnel. If you have any questions about our plants or growing methods, please feel free to drop us an email.
We grow most of what we sell ourselves, in our nursery in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Our prices include VAT at 20%.