Week 19 – May 13, 2021

Plant Information

Delphinium Dasante Blue

  • Delphinium Dasante Blue - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Delphinium elatum

Common Name: Delphinium

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 7b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Low Maintenance, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 28 - 34" (71 - 86cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Easy-care crop in a bright blue color on a compact plant. Performs well in landscapes and containers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 6 to 7 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 13 weeks

  • Dasante Blue shows off vibrant true blue flowers with light purple accents and white bees.
  • The grower-friendly, uniform plants are more compact, more responsive to PGRs and naturally earlier than other D. elatum types.
  • Easy-care, cool-season crop can be grown with little or no heat for energy savings.
  • Plants ship well, with more plants per rack in flower than any other delphinium for tremendous retail impact.
  • Best for gallons with 3 plants per pot.
  • Suitable for greenhouse, field or garden cut flower production.