Delphinium 'Centurion White F1'

Delphinium - Delphinium  'Centurion White F1'

Common Name: Delphinium
Genus: Delphinium
Cultivar: 'Centurion White F1'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.80 m (180 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: all parts of the plant may cause severe discomfort if ingested; contact with the sap may cause skin irritation

The pure white flowers which crowd around the upright flower spikes look luminous in the border. This is an elegant perennial which will often produce a second flush of flowers later in the summer if the spent flowers are removed promptly. Magnificent in the garden, it also makes a wonderful cut flower.

  • Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes in mid-spring. During the growing season apply a balanced liquid fertiliser every 2-3 weeks and wearing gloves cut back the faded flower-stems to a flowering side-shoot. At the end of autumn cut back and compost the faded flower stems

  • Sow: October or January-February

  • Flowering: June-July

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