Tip for Planting Delphinium Seeds in Fall and More


If you're crazy for delphiniums the way I am, you'll want to know every way possible to inexpensively grow them. I've been experimenting for years and have gathered all my best tips here: http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/
Delphiniums are hardy in zones 3 to 7.
TIP #1
How To Start Perennial Seeds Outdoors In The Fall
-Place a bottomless 6″ (or larger) pot in the ground, leaving 1″ above the surface.
-Fill the pot with garden soil.
-Pour a kettle of boiling water over the soil to kill off any existing seeds in the soil.
-When the soil is cool, plant the seeds to depth indicated on seed package.
-Mark the spot with plant labels.
-The seeds will germinate in the spring. Transplant as desired.
There's lots more seed starting and propogation ideas on the blog.
More tips: http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/
More tips: http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ Beautiful from bud to bloom.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ Beautiful from bud to bloom.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ They come in many colours.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ They come in many colours.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ The dark colours are my favoourite.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ The dark colours are my favoourite.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ I grow mine in the shade!
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ I grow mine in the shade!
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ String protection from winds.
http://www.empressofdirt.net/delphiniums/ String protection from winds.

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  • Sylvia C.
    on Jun 20, 2017

    What can I do for a mildew on my delphinium plants, also on beebalm?

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  • Sharon Grama
    on Jun 22, 2014

    I have one of these in my flower bed and I can't seem to get it to stay standing upright it always falls over and breaks.

  • Patsycolleen
    on Jun 23, 2014

    I often have to stake mine too Sharon.

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