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Delphinium 'Coral Sunset'

Delphinium 'Coral Sunset'  • 

Photo: Delphinium 'Coral Sunset'

General description

Upright perennials with salmon coloured flowers above deeply lobed dark green leaves. 'Coral Sunset' is a tall form of delphiniums.

Plant requirements

They are best  planted in a sheltered spot and staked in mid-spring.  Faded flowerheads should be deadheaded promptly.

Maintenance

Thin shoots when plant is 7cm high to 2-3 shoots on young plants and 5-7 shoots on established plants to promote best flowers. Deadhead by cutting spent flower spikes back to small flowering side shoots. Cut back to ground level in autumn

Practical use

Cut flowers

Toxicity:

All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin irritation.

Properties

Height
0 - 120 cm
Color
Soil type
Chalk, Loam, Sand
Sunlight
Full sun, Partial shade
PH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Moisture
Well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy