Follow the road to T Junction, turn right into Shantock Lane and take the first right and branch off onto the track parallel to Shantock Lane (this is the entrance to Home Farm and Home Farm Plants). Backfill the hole and firm the soil gently. Elatum Group: These are the tallest spiked hybrids growing to 6 feet or more.‘Blue Nile’ is a medium plant bearing semi-double, bright, and mid-blue flowers with white centers (called bees). Delphinium is a striking flowering perennial. A good tip / advice. Colors range from light blue to white, pink, and purple. The plants form mounds of dark green, glossy foliage topped in early summer by the dramatic, spurred flowers that are perfect for bouquets. This dwarf form of the Pacific Giants does not require staking. Centurion White. It grows up to six feet high and blooms in June. Colors range from light blue to white… ‘Blue Bees’ is a Belladonna producing clear blue flowers with white centers. Delphinium is popular for cut flowers and cottage style gardens, but they do require a good deal of work. Delphinium ‘Pagan Purples’ or Delphinium elatum ‘Pagan Purples’ (Hybrid Bee Delphinium) stands out with its eye-catching dark bluish-purple florets that form sturdy flower spikes with white or brown bees. Each plant grows up to 4 to 6 ft tall and spreads up to 1 to 2 ft. https://www.perennials.com/plants/delphinium-guardian-white.html From Bovingdon head towards Ley Hill, turn left down Shantock Hall Lane (just past EH Smiths). Delphinium elatum Pacific Giants Series are towering plants with bloom stalks reaching up to 7 feet tall. This group is where you'll find many hybrid selections, including the Pacific strain hybrids, which have been known to grow to 8 feet tall. Taller varieties form an incredible backdrop for perennial plantings and all types look at home in both formal and informal beds. Delphinium White Dark Bee - Common name:Perennial Larkspur, Larkspur - Large and full, the white flower spikes with dark bees tower over the compact 12” foliage crowns. Water thoroughly. D. grandiflorum 'Blue Mirror' is the best Delphinium for the South but is short-lived there; allow a few plants to go to seed to provide for replacements. Dig a hole twice the diameter of the pot your Delphinium is in; Place your plant in the hole so the top of the root ball is level with the soil surface. Place a plant label with the delphinium variety and colour next to the plant to make it easier to distinguish which seeds you will be harvesting. Deer-resistant and doing best in full sun or partial shade, the flower is of a double-petal variety that has sturdy stems and looks great in containers and vases. Space your plants 1 to 3 ft. apart (30-90 cm), depending on the variety. The plant grows to a height of upto five feet on rich soil and is ideal towards the back of a sunny border. Candle delphinium (Delphinium elatum) Also known as candle larkspur, this delphinium species blooms in shades including blue, purple, pink, and white. The florets are closely placed on tall stems, opening over a period several weeks. A cottage garden favorite, Delphiniums boast spikes of brightly colored flowers in cool colors. They produce spikes of stunning small flowers in blue, deep indigo, violent, pink, and white. A subtle and beautiful delphinium with spires of creamy white flowers. Some advice would be, before the delphinium flower head dies off and goes. Combine with Peonies, Siberian Iris, Lupines, Shasta Daisies, Roses, and other June bloomers. Some varieties can grow up to eight feet (2 m.) tall. The seeds will then fallout from the delphinium seed pods showering your wheel barrow with new seeds. This type of delphinium is solid white in color and has white centers as well, giving it a pure, exquisite look. 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