Lorraine
howtoplant delphiniums

Submitted: 05:17PM, 18 Mar 2013
Answer: Delphiniums can be sown from seed from late summer to winter but you will find they are available for sale as seedlings during these times as well.
If sowing seeds, sow into trays of seed raising mix at a depth of 3 mm. Firm down, water gently and keep moist throughout the germination period which can take 21-28 days.

When large enough to handle, transplant the seedlings to a sunny spot in the garden, spacing them 50cm apart.
As soon as the flower buds appear, fertilise regularly with Thrive Flower and Fruit. Keep well watered and because the plants are likely to require staking, place stakes in position at planting time.

Delphiniums will take 20 weeks to flower from seed.

Category: Potting Plants
Tags: delphiniums
Answered: 03:33PM, 19 Mar 2013

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