Delphinium 'Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour'
Delphinium - F1 Hybrid 'Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour'
Delphinium 'Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour' is one of the very best delphiniums from seed, equal in quality to expensive cutting-raised plants. The tall, sturdy stems are covered in truly stunning bi-coloured blooms with triple-layered petals in lilac and blue shades with a white central 'bee'.
Flowers from July to September in its first year if sown before the end of February)
|Common name||Delphinium - F1 Hybrid 'Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolour'|
|Flower colour||Blue, Purple|
|Plant type||Flower Seeds|
|Season of interest||Summer|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Sow seeds February to April. Sow seeds on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost and cover with a light sprinkling of vermiculite. Seal container inside a polythene bag or place in a propagator at a temperature of 10-15C (5-59F) until after germination which can take 21-4 days. Do not exclude light, as this helps germination. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 60cm (24in) apart. For best results, provide a sunny, sheltered site and a deep, fertile, well drained soil.|