Delphinium 'Centurion White'
Delphinium 'Centurion White'

Delphinium 'Centurion White'

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Quick Facts
Common Name: Delphinium
Hardiness Zone: 3-7S/10W Exposure: Sun
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Blooms In: Jun
Height: 4-6' Spacing: 15-18"
Read our Growing Guide Ships as: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.
Deer Resistance: Yes
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Astounding double Delphiniums with a breeding program to match! In fields in Holland, the Sahin Seed Company has been growing and blooming 75,000 seedling Delphinium plants each year for 20 years. Their uniform, upright Centurion strain is the result. The flowers give a very full effect as they are closely packed all around the sturdy stems and open in succession right to the top. You'll love them as cut flowers. 'Centurion White' has pristine, pure white double blooms that offer a fine contrast to darker flowers.

For information on the growing and care of 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.


We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.


We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at [email protected]. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.



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Snow Gardener from Montpelier, Vermont

I have been growing these plants since spring of 2010, same ones. I keep waiting for them to die, but they keep blooming. I use lime every spring and after the first blooms have died. I get blooms again in the fall. I live in Vermont.

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Beautiful in the garden

diane from Goshen, CT

When in bloom, a most beautiful flower. It's amazing how white stands out in a garden.

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Delphinium Centurion White

Noel Sowerby from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

I have been growing, or should I say they keep coming back every year and I did not know what it was until just now...LOL Delphinium Centurion White. We do have moth that lays its eggs on the new flower buts and the caterpiller loves to eat the buds so I need to keep an eye on them.

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Eileen from Murfreesboro, Tn

Product didn't grow at all, I was very disappointed.

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Growing guide

Growing guide

Latin Name 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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