Variety or Cultivar
‘Astolat’ _ ‘Astolat’ is a clump-forming perennial with lobed, mid-green leaves and spikes of deep pink flowers in summer.
All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin irritation.
Deep-pink in Summer
Green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Caterpillars , Slugs , Snails , Leaf-mining sawflies
Black blotch of Delphinium , Crown rot , Powdery mildew
Provide support early in the season. Deadheading by cutting spent flower spikes back to small flowering side shoots may encourage a second bloom in early autumn. Cut down all growth to ground level after it has withered in autumn. Divide every 3 or 4 yea
WHERE TO GROW
Delphinium ‘Astolat’ (Delphinium ‘Astolat’) will reach a height of 1.7m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders
Plant in a fertile, well-drained soil, preferably in full sun. May be short-lived in hot, humid conditions. Cut back if becomes infected with powdery mildew. This dwarf variety can handle some exposure.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun