Delphinium Blue Bird Group
Delphinium Blue Bird Group, Delphinium ‘Blue Bird’, Delphinium ‘Pacific Giant Blue Bird’, Delphinium ‘Blue Bird’ (Pacific Hybrid)
Variety or Cultivar
Blue Bird Group _ Blue Bird Group is an herbaceous perennial with dark-green, divided leaves and tall spikes of bright-blue flowers with white eyes in summer.
All parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested. Contact with sap may cause skin irritation.
Bright-blue 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
Deadhead by cutting spent flower spikes back to small flowering side shoots. Cut down all growth to ground level after it has withered in autumn.
Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigour.
Basal cuttings, Division
Delphinium Blue Bird Group (Delphinium Blue Bird Group) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.
Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Plant in a fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Apply a fortnightly balanced liquid feed during the growing season. May be short-lived in hot, humid conditions. Cut back if becomes infected with powdery mildew. Stake with bamboo canes in mid-sp
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun