Delphinium Pacific Giant Guinevere

£0.99£8.99

A vigorous, tall and early flowering variety of this ever popular cottage garden favourite perennial which is perfect towards the back of any perennial border. Rosy Lavender

Clear
SKU: Rng_390868005107 Categories: ,

Delphinium Pacific Giant Guinevere

Delphinium Pacific Giant Guinevere. A vigorous, tall and early flowering variety of this ever popular cottage garden favourite perennial which is perfect towards the back of any perennial border. The colours are bright with flowering stems reaching 1.8m with some flowering the first year from an early sowing, although achieving its best in the second season. Benefits from some support and best located with some shelter in full sun. Guinevere ‘ Rosy Lavender

Cultivation Advice Delphinium Pacific Giant Guinevere

  • If not sown immediately keep the seed packet in a standard fridge to maximise the life of this seed type.
  • To maximise germination seeds should cold-treated (stratified) first.
  • Place the still-sealed packet in the salad drawer of the fridge for a week or two.
  • Surface sow from February to June on fine free draining compost and very lightly
  • cover with a fine sprinkling of compost or fine vermiculite.
  • Early sowings of this variety may flower in their first year, with a main display from second year onwards.
  • Best placed in propagator 50-55F or inside a clear polythene bag in order to maintain humidity.
  • Exclude light until first seedlings show.
  • When large enough to handle transplant into pots and grow Delphinium plants on gradually acclimatizing to outdoors conditions after all risk of frost has passed.
  • Plant to final growing position when large enough 18in apart in moist well drained soil
  • in full sun sheltered from strong winds.
  • Ensure young plants are protected from slugs and snails.