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Delphinium elatum – Million Dollar Blue – Hybrid Bee Delphinium

Garden Height
30 - 36
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
18 - 24
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Flower Colors
Blue
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections
True blue flowers on sturdy stems. Semi-double to double flowers. Very heat tolerant.

Features
True blue flowers on sturdy stems. Semi-double to double flowers. Very heat tolerant.

Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Resists: Deer, Rabbits

Maintenance Notes
Rich, alkaline soil of average moisture. Fertilize regularly. May require staking.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil, Fertile Soil

Soil PH Category Alkaline Soil, Neutral Soil

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 200 - 300

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 6-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

No pinching needed

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips

Good air circulation and water drainage critical. Use a soil mix that is moisture retentive but has excellent drainage.