Buds form along the length of the stalk and open in June to reveal double, perfectly blue blooms that will electrify the garden. Prefers climates with cool summer temperatures. The grower-friendly, uniform plants are more compact, more responsive to PGRs and naturally earlier than other D. elatum types. Species plants have been cultivated since 1578. Large, sturdy spikes of semi-double to double light rose flowers with white central bees. Delphinium elatum is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, known by the common name alpine delphinium[1] or candle larkspur. Delphinium”s petals have been said to resemble the bottle-nose of the dolphin, hence the Greek derivative of the name “delphis,” which means dolphin. Slugs and snails can do significant damage. Large spikes of semi-double to double light blue flowers with a white bee have very erect stems. Straight species plants may be grown from seed and may self-seed in the garden. The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on 2012-03-23 ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Marketing Information: Bench Card Download a Bench Card. The genus was erected by Carl Linnaeus. Cite this page: Tropicos.org. [6], The following cultivars have received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit:-, Seven C19-norditerpenoid alkaloids, N-formyl-4,19-secopacinine, iminoisodelpheline, iminodelpheline, iminopaciline, 6-dehydroeladine, elpacidine, and melpheline, can be isolated from Delphinium elatum. Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium. The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers. Each floret (to 1” across) has 5 blunt, glabrous, petal-like, blue outer sepals (posterior one is spurred) and two pairs of smaller true petals, with the lower two petals being yellow-bearded. The central raceme is surrounded by a number of smaller secondary flowering racemes (sidespikes) which develop from leaf joints below the primary bloom. Journal of General Plant Pathology. Species plants have been cultivated since 1578. Black Knight. "Stem canker and wilt of delphinium caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp delphinii in Japan". Pl. The delphinium name comes from the Greek word delphis, which translates to ‘dolphin’ referring to the shape of the plant’s flower buds. Marketing Information: Bench Card Download a Bench Card. Spicate flowering stems to 3-5’ tall are topped in late spring to early summer with erect, terminal, often spectacular, central flower spikes (racemes) which are densely packed with showy blue florets (25-100 per raceme). Superb in cottage gardens. Blue Mirror. D. elatum is also a source of hybrids. The New Millennium series of Delphinium elatum are the best of the elatum hybrids. Delphinium Elatum group hybrid - Faust will grow to over 2m - indigo flowers spikes planted en masse. It is in flower from June to July, and the seeds ripen from July to August. After bloom, promptly cut back spent flower spikes to the basal foliage to encourage an additional late summer and/or fall bloom. Strong stems carry the prominent blossoms above the dark green, deeply dissected foliage in early summer and then again in late summer or early fall. S2CID 9903308. Height: 4-6 feet. Large, sturdy spikes of semi-double to double light rose flowers with white central bees. This Delphinium is the perfect counterpart to ‘Million Dollar Blue’, offering another shorter option for Hybrid Bee Delphiniums. Large spikes of semi-double to double true blue flowers have very erect stems. It … With its inky, purple-blue blossoms, ‘Black Knight’ is a showstopper among lighter … ... Delphinium elatum are the tall English Delphinium Hybrids and are considered by many to be superior to the Pacific Hybrids. Plant against a stockade fence for protection from wind. Kondo, Toru; Chu, Eiichi; Kageyama, Koji (September 2013). Deep green, highly dissected foliage forms a mound that gives rise to strong, erect flower stalks in late spring. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Common names živokost vysokaja in language. As a garden plant, it is often plagued by lack of hardiness, insect and disease problems. Plants ship well, with more plants per rack in flower than any other delphinium for tremendous retail impact. With finely cut, deep-green leaves and violet-blue petals, this flower is truly stunning. Strong stems carry the prominent blossoms above the dark green, deeply dissected foliage in early summer and then again in late summer or early fall. Palmately lobed green leaves are 5-7 parted near the base. Delphinium Highlander Sweet Sensation. Excellent cut flower. doi:10.1007/s10327-013-0465-3. Crown rot will inevitably develop if plants are grown in poorly drained soils or planted too deep. The genus delphinium includes several species that also go by the common name larkspur, so the names are often used interchangeably. Delphinium 'Faust' as seen at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire, UK. Delphinium elatum Porter Delphinium elatum Willd. "Stem canker and wilt of delphinium caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp delphinii in Japan", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Delphinium_elatum&oldid=991874978, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 December 2020, at 07:12. Watch for aphids, leaf miners, stem borers and mites. in the botanical family Ranunculaceae or also known as the Buttercup or Crowfoot family. Missouri Botanical Garden. Plants often struggle in St. Louis summers, and are generally not recommended for growing in hot and humid summer climates south of USDA Zone 7. Flowers are not fragrant. Back of beds and borders. Retrieved 29 April 2015. They are often called larkspur because of their unusual spur-like flowers. Performs well in alkaline soils. Appreciates some part afternoon shade in hot summer climates. There are several popular cultivars covering a range of colours from blue and purple to pink, cream, and white,[2] which are grown as ornamental plants. This Delphinium is the perfect match to ‘Million Dollar Blush’, offering a shorter option for Hybrid Bee Delphiniums. Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium This Delphinium is the perfect counterpart to ‘Million Dollar Blue’, offering another shorter option for Hybrid Bee Delphiniums. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs). Larkspur is also a common name used for flowers in the genus Consolida, including Consolida ajacis, a relative of plants in the genus delphinium. History The Delphinium family includes more than 300 species of flowers native to the northern hemisphere. Deer and rabbits usually do not cause problems. One such hybrid grouping, commonly known as English hybrid types or Elatum Group (often designated as Delphinium x elatum), features a large number of showy cultivars which have been introduced into commerce over time in a number of different series or strains which are considered by many gardeners to contain some of the showiest of the delphiniums available in commerce today. Plants require protection from strong winds and rain storms via sheltered growing positions and staking. Delphinium elatum L. Delphinium elatum Franch. Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium. Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium This Delphinium is the perfect match to 'Million Dollar Blush' and 'Million Dollar Blue', offering a shorter option for Hybrid Bee Delphiniums. 79 (5): 370–373. Delphinium elatum is a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, known by the common name alpine delphinium or candle larkspur. It is hardy to zone (UK) 3. There are several popular cultivars covering a range of colours from blue and purple to pink, cream, and white, which are grown as ornamental plants. Delphinium exaltatum, commonly called tall larkspur, is native to Eastern North America from Pennsylvania and Ohio south through the Appalachians into northern Alabama, with several small, isolated populations existing in the Ozarks in far south central Missouri. Delphiniums require considerable maintenance (staking, pruning, deadheading, disease control) in order to perform well in the garden. [10]. Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial. Delphinium elatum, commonly known as delphinium, is an herbaceous perennial of the buttercup family that is native to clearings, woodland margins, and river valleys from southern and central Europe to Siberia. The Delphinium has become a florist favorite because it is one of the few, large flowers that are actually natural blue. Common Name: Larkspur. Taller plants may need staking and appreciate being sited in locations protected from wind. Delphinium is a genus of about 300 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Ranunculaceae, native throughout the Northern Hemisphere and also on the high mountains of tropical Africa. Delphinium elatum All. Best in groupings or massed. Native Range: Europe, northern and central Asia. Delphiniums are generally susceptible to powdery mildew, botrytis blight, leaf spots and crown rot. The species name in Latin elatus means tall. Straight species plants are uncommonly sold in commerce today, however, because they have been largely replaced by a significant number of hybrid cultivars (typically designated as Delphinium x elatum or simply assigned to the Delphinium elatum group) which are generally considered to be of superior flowering quality (taller stems to 7-8’, larger and more floriferous flower spikes, and greater variety of flower colors).Genus name comes from the Greek word delphis meaning dolphin in reference to the flower bud shape of some species purportedly resembling a dolphin.Specific epithet comes from the Latin word elatus meaning tall.Common name of bee delphinium is in reference to the configuration of throat petals. Delphinium elatum 'Dasante Blue' Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium If you love the look of true blue Delphiniums but don’t want to have to stake them, try ‘Dasante Blue’. Delphinium elatum is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 0.3 m (1ft) at a medium rate. Delphinium Guardian Blue - a hybrid in the D. elatum group. It has showy blue flowers that appear on racemes in the spring and make excellent cut flowers. Delphinium elatum, commonly known as delphinium, is an herbaceous perennial of the buttercup family that is native to clearings, woodland margins, and river valleys from southern and central Europe to Siberia. 23 Nov 2020 Strong stems carry the prominent blossoms above the dark green, deeply dissected foliage in early summer and then again in late summer or early fall. Delphinium elatum L. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Delphinium (family Ranunculaceae ). Cultivar series include Magic Fountains,[3] Pacific giant,[4] Dwarf Pacific, New Millennium,[5] and Aurora (six varieties: Blue, Deep Purple, Lavender, Light Blue, Light Purple and White). This Delphinium is the perfect match to ‘Million Dollar Blush’, offering a shorter option for Hybrid Bee Delphiniums. Water plants at the base to avoid wetting the foliage. Delphinium Highlander Morning Sunrise. Plants are considered toxic to humans if ingested. Easy-care, cool-season crop can be grown with little or no heat for energy savings. Name and Origin of Delphiniums The name delphinium refers to an entire genus of Delphinium spp. Common Name: Hybrid Bee Delphinium. D. elatum is also a source of hybrids. Plants grown in full sun generally show better resistance to powdery mildew. Large spikes of semi-double to double true blue flowers have very erect stems. Winter hardy to USDA Zones 3-7 where this delphinium is best grown in fertile, humus rich, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Delphinium is an herbaceous pernnial in the buttercup family native to woodlands, meadows, and river banks from Europe to Mongolia. 531 1753 . Delphinium Elatum Group Hybrid - Nobility purple and indigo flowers 32-36 degrees F based on best available data. 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