Delphinium: Our Favorite Flowers

HGTV Urban Oasis 2015 Blue Flower

HGTV Urban Oasis 2015 Blue Flower

Beautiful blue delphiniums accompany the red white and blue motif found on the back deck.

Photo by: Daniel Pratt

Daniel Pratt

Hummingbirds love delphinium, which blooms in early summer. Height for these perennials can average anywhere from 2 to 8 feet tall, depending on variety. Delphinium requires rich soil, and areas with relatively cool summers.

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