Post-Harvest Recommendation: Delphinium are highly sensitive to ethylene; it is recommended to treat with an ethylene-inhibiting product immediately after harvest. Plants form a low mound of deeply-cut green leaves, bearing bushy, upright stems with loads of single, satiny flowers in shades of light blue. Make sure this fits by entering your model number. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Trial: Annual Year Trialed: 2009 Good Qualities Great blue color (4); Flowers were nice, germination was better than the other two varieties, strong stems; Productive in first year; Did not get any mildew even when all other belladonnas suffered, bloomed well first year from seed, healthy plants! Stem Length: 81 - 102cm (32 - 40") Harvest Recommendation: Harvest stems when 75-80% of the florets have opened. Delphinium Blue Donna (Delphinium x belladonna) Cut Flowers Culture (revised 10/28/20) Blue Donna is great for producing deep blue flowers during the warmer periods of growing. Delphinium belladonna ‘Blue Donna' This little-seen group of hybrids is derived from the crosses between D. elatum and D. cheilanthum. The plant opens tall flower spikes packed with deep blue florets. Keep the soil consistently moist, but not soggy (or dry). A gorgeous addition to cottage and small space gardens, mixed borders, and bouquets, at just 3' tall this Delphinium does not require staking. Its deeply cut lobed leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season. Blue delphinium do require more maintenance than most other cottage garden perennials, but the effort is worth it for the beautiful blooms!Here are the basics for growing beautiful blue delphiniums in your garden:. A deep blue delphinium variety showing good colour-intensity and revealing flowers at the same time so you can rely on an impactful display every time. This type of Delphinium is more branching in habit than the more familiar spiky types. Uniform in color, highly floriferous and downright stunning are the brilliant, well-branched dark blue flower spikes of Delphinium belladonna 'Blue Donna.' Bella Donna types have a distinctive pointed spur, which looks a bit like a witch's hat. The white center is known in delphinium talk as a “bee.” Cobalt Dreams grows 4 to 6 feet tall and is hardy in Zones 3-7. Delphinium Blue Donna Ardcarne Garden Centre Boyle Ardcarne Garden Centre - Boyle or Ardcarne Garden Centre - Roscommon Town A deep blue delphinium variety showing good colour-intensity and revealing flowers at the same time so you can rely on an impactful display every time. Belladonna Larkspur features bold spikes of royal blue flowers with white eyes rising above the foliage from early to mid summer. Growing Blue Delphinium Flowers in the Garden. ‘Cobalt Dreams’ delphinium is a classic English hybrid type of delphinium bred by Dowdeswell’s Delphiniums in New Zealand. 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