Delphinium elatum Sungleam Blackmore & Langdon
Delphinium elatum Sungleam Blackmore & Langdon

Delphinium elatum Sungleam Blackmore & Langdon

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Quick Facts
Common Name: Delphinium
Hardiness Zone: 3-7S/10W Exposure: Full Sun
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Blooms In: Jun-Aug
Height: 5-6' Spacing: 18-24"
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.
Deer Resistance: Yes
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Layers of creamy white petals, each with a subtle golden eye, stand out on upright, sturdy stems. This award winner is a magnificent choice for the back of a sunny border.

We are honored to welcome back this extraordinary line of exceptional Delphiniums that has been in development since 1901. While B&L’s achievements with Delphiniums are less well known than their triumphs in the Begonia world, the same high standards apply here. Through recent advances in breeding techniques, these plants are now more vigorous, their blooms are vivid and refined, and the flower spikes are strong and graceful. B&L Delphiniums are available in the US only at White Flower Farm. Supplies are limited, so order early. Exclusive.

Delphiniums require full sun and rich soil amended with lime. In the South, they are best planted in the fall and treated as cool-season annuals.

For more information on growing Delphinium, click Growing Guide.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


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Growing guide

Growing guide

Pronunciation: del-fin'ee-um 

Delphiniums require full sun, preferably in a spot protected from high winds. They also need very fertile soil, with a pH close to neutral. If your soil is acid, plan to mix a handful of lime into the bed. And, lastly, all of the tall varieties require staking. Inevitably, a sudden downpour will knock unsupported stems down into the mud, and there's no way to ease that heartbreak. We suggest using two or more loops of twine, arranged in a figure-8, starting near the base and ending just below the flower head.

"Very fertile soil" means soil enriched with plenty of compost or composted manure. Plan to add a balanced, slow-release fertilizer as well.

Yes, Delphiniums require more attention and preparation than some other perennials. But, as our founder wrote, "… no gardener worth his loam would stop growing Delphiuniums just because they are not as rugged as weeds. There is nothing more beautiful or more rewarding …."

Cut the flower stalks of all but D. grandiflorum 'Blue Mirror' to the ground immediately after flowering for a second, smaller show in September. D. grandiflorum 'Blue Mirror' is the best Delphinium for the South but is short-lived there; allow a few plants to go to seed to provide for replacements.

Combine with Peonies, Siberian Iris, Lupines, Shasta Daisies, Roses, and other June bloomers.

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