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Delphinium 'Bruce'


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Hardy perennial

Flower colour






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Delphinium 'Bruce'

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Delphiniums are one of the classic flowers of the traditional summer garden. Their tall upright spikes laden with intensely-coloured flowers are a feature of herbaceous borders, where they're best grown near the back to add height and drama. Delphiniums look best grown in a group with several other varieties in shades of blue and cream. Although their flowering season is quite short, delphiniums can often be coaxed into producing a few later flowers if the flower spikes are cut down as soon as the blooms are over. Delphinium 'Bruce' produces flowers in a deep purple.

Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Delphinium

Cultivar: Bruce

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Purple

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 180cm

Spread: 75cm

Time to divide plants: March to April

Flowering period: June to September

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