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Oakley Witch
I have never grown Delphiniums before and have discovered that the past two weeks the leaves are dying off. They are turning yellow...then brown. Is this normal or are they too wet or too cold? I have 18 of them and dont want to loose them or am I too late?
sotongeoff

Where are they?-don't forget in a garden situation they die back in the Autumn and there is nothing visible above ground until they shoot again around March

Oakley Witch
Phew...they are in my greenhouse but there is no heating in it. So you think they will be ok? I havent killed them off?
sotongeoff

Difficult to say-best thing is to protect them from actually freezing-and live in hope till the Spring-don't give up on them yet for definite

sotongeoff

You could try resowing then-with luck they will flower in the same year if not then the following

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Oakley Witch
Hmmm. I thought the very same to be honest. Think I will hit another sowing when I do my alba foxgloves. Thankyou and let you know how it goes. Fingers, toes, legs etc all crossed
Busy-Lizzie

I planted baby delphiniums outside last year in autumn, they died down and reappeared in spring and flowered - so don't lose hope too soon. It was very cold in February with snow.

Busy-Lizzie

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y487/Busy-Lizzie/IMG_4032_zps774279fe.jpg

There are some of the overwintered baby delphiniums in this bed in June.

Oakley Witch

Thank goodness Busy-Lizzie eh? I always panic a bit when things disappear for a couple of months lol. Thanks Nutcutlet. I will go have a snoop

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